59points

Guayaquil

100points

Tokyo

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Guayaquil vs Tokyo

Guayaquil
Tokyo
Guayaquil
Tokyo
59
points
100
points

Why is Guayaquil better than Tokyo?

  • 5% lower maximum income tax
    35%vs40%

Why is Tokyo better than Guayaquil?

  • 18.31% lower population density
    6000 people/km²vs7345 people/km²
  • 177 more universities
    185vs8
  • 3.7% lower unemployment rate
    4.6%vs8.3%
  • 10.68million more inhabitants
    13.18 millionvs2.5 million
  • 859.9$ billion higher gross domestic product (GDP)
    910.9$ billion vs51$ billion
  • 2 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    5vs3
  • A bike sharing system
  • 2512.2$ higher average salary
    2895.2$vs383$

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

7345 people/km²

6000 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but the extent to which this is the case depends on factors like quality of housing and infrastructure and access to resources. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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8.03 people/km²

2.population

2.5 million

13.18 million

Populous cities usually offer better employment opportunities and many entertainment options. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

23 million

3.annual population growth

2.5%

0.77%

Population growth is the change in a population over time. The higher the growth the more dynamic society feels. Growth of population can be connected with economic, cultural and social development of the city, which attracts more and more people who want to live in it. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

4.female population

50.8%

52%

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; UNData, 2019.

Best

Riga

55.6%

5.male population

49.2%

48%

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; UNData, 2019.

Best

Doha

67%

Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2019.

2.income inequalities

0.49

0.25

The Gini coefficient is a measure of dispersion, in this case used to show the variation in income. A Gini coefficient of zero expresses perfect equality. A Gini coefficient of one expresses maximal inequality. Lower income inequalities indicate a more equal distribution of wealth and better opportunities for the average citizen. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Beijing

0.22

3.number of universities

8

185

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Tokyo

185

4.VAT

12%

5%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Nassau

0%

5.gross domestic product (GDP)

51$ billion

910.9$ billion

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

6.unemployment rate

8.3%

4.6%

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Port Louis

0%

Environment

1.average temperature

26°C

16.4°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

2.average maximum temperature

30°C

19.9°C

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

3.has a seaside beach
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

4.humidity rate

72%

61.9%

Humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air. High relative humidity reduces the effectiveness of sweating in cooling the body by reducing the rate of evaporation of moisture from the skin. In general, higher humidity makes climate harder to stand for people. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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Riyadh

28%

5.has lake/s
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

6.average minimum temperature

22°C

12.9°C

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

0

0

The World Heritage List includes 962 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. Source: UNESCO, 2019.

Best

Kyoto

17

2.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)

3

5

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2019.

Best

London

13

3.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

4.is/was a host city of the Grand Slam
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Transportation

1.a bike sharing system
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

2.number of airports

1

2

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

London

5

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Guayaquil
Tokyo

In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

2.level of corruption

2.7

8

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2019.

Best

Wellington

9.5

3.has a stock exchange
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

4.is a capital city
Guayaquil
Tokyo

The status of a capital city indicates a great importance of a city for its country, especially for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

5.Gambling is legal within the city
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Source: city's official website, 2019.

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