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Havana review: 53 facts and highlights

Havana
Havana

Why is Havana better than the average?

  • Average maximum temperature
    28.8°Cvs22.66°C
  • Average temperature
    25.2°Cvs17.99°C
  • Population density
    2930 people/km²vs3894.7 people/km²
  • Cost of the monthly public transport ticket
    9$vs49.05$
  • Unemployment rate
    1.4%vs10.24%
  • Population
    2.2 millionvs1.53 million
  • Sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
    2vs1.59
  • UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
    1vs0.54

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Demographics

1.median age of population

38.9 years

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.

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2.population density

2930 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, 2018.

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8.03 people/km²

3.population

2.2 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, 2018.

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4.annual population growth

-0.12%

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, 2018.

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22.15%

5.female population

50.5%

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.

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6.male population

49.5%

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.

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Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Havana

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2018.

2. cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center

733.33$

The average price of a single-bedroom apartment located in the city center shows how much of your salary would be allocated in rent expenses, and is an indicator of the cost of living of the city. Source: numbeo.com, 2018.

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3.income inequalities

0.3

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, 2018.

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4.number of universities

9

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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5.VAT

2.5%

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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0%

6. lower average price of a litre of milk

2.34$

This can help estimate the average cost of groceries and the overall cost of living of the city. An average cheaper litre of milk may mean that the city is less expensive to live in. Source: numbeo.com, 2018.

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0.49$

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Environment

1.average temperature

25.2°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.

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2.humidity rate

76.1%

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, 2018; WMO, 2018.

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3.average maximum temperature

28.8°C

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.

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4.has a seaside beach
Havana

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

5.has smoking ban in public places
Havana

Source: city's official website, 2018.

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6.has lake/s
Havana

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

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Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

1

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, 2018.

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17

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

2

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2018.

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3.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
Havana

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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4.is/was a host city of the CSD
Havana

Christopher Street Day is an annual European LGBT celebration and demonstration held in various cities across Europe for the rights of LGBT people, and against discrimination and exclusion. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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5.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Havana

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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6.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
Havana

Source: Wikipedia, 2018

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Transportation

1.Tek kişilik ulaşım bileti

0.35$

A cheaper single ticket will allow you to move through the city for less money. Whether you are a visitor or a resident, it will help your economy. Source: Official city's public transport website, 2018.

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2.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

9$

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's public transport website, 2018.

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3.a bike sharing system
Havana

Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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4.number of airports

1

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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5.length of subway per 100,000 inhabitants

0km

The subway rate or number of kilometers of subway per number of inhabitants indicates how well developed the subway network is. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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32km

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General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Havana

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, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

2.number of international embassies

88

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2018.

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3.number of billionaires

0

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2018.

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4.has a stock exchange
Havana

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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5.level of corruption

4.2

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2018.

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6.is a capital city
Havana

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, 2018.

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