80points

Helsinki

70points

Oslo

Helsinki
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45 facts in comparison

Helsinki vs Oslo

Helsinki
Oslo
80
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Helsinki
70
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Oslo

How does Helsinki compare to Oslo?

  • 0.3°C higher average temperature
    ?

    5.9°Cvs5.6°C
  • 24.76$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    57.55$vs82.31$
  • 68.75% lower population density
    ?

    1000 people/km²vs3200 people/km²
  • 371.64$ cheaper cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    1 038.57$vs1410.21$
  • 0.19million more inhabitants
    ?

    1.1 millionvs0.91 million
  • 20.4$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
    ?

    54.2$ billion vs33.8$ billion
  • 21 more museums
    ?

    71vs50
  • 0.35$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
    ?

    3.47$vs3.82$

How does Oslo compare to Helsinki?

  • 0.4°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    9.4°Cvs9°C
  • 2.6% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    3.7%vs6.3%
  • 3 more universities
    ?

    13vs10
  • 624.02$ higher average salary
    ?

    3 257.19$vs2633.17$
  • Has lake/s
    ?
  • 0.02 lower income inequalities
    ?

    0.26vs0.28
  • 1.1°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    1.8°Cvs2.9°C
  • 0.9 lower murder rate
    ?

    1.6vs2.5

Demographics

1.population density
?

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but this becomes an issue if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

1000 people/km²

3200 people/km²

2.population
?

Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

1.1 million

0.91 million

3.female population
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The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

Best

Riga

55.6%

53.4%

50.5%

4.male population
?

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

Best

Doha

67%

46.6%

49.5%

Quality of living

1.cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
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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, 2020.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

1 038.57$

1 410.21$

2.has a public health care
?

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Helsinki
Oslo
3.average salary
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

2 633.17$

3 257.19$

4.income inequalities
?

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, 2020.

Best

Beijing

0.22

0.28

0.26

5.gross domestic product (GDP)
?

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reflects the value and productivity of an economy. It measures the market value of all the final goods and services produced annually. To reflect the differences in the cost of living and inflation rates, we show the GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP). Sources: Wikipedia, CIA World Factbook, 2020.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

54.2$ billion

33.8$ billion

6.unemployment rate
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Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Port Louis

0%

6.3%

3.7%

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

5.9°C

5.6°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

9°C

9.4°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Helsinki
Oslo
4.has lake/s
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Helsinki
Oslo
5.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

2.9°C

1.8°C

6.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2020.

Helsinki
Oslo

Leisure

1.number of museums
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

London

240

71

50

2.number of cinemas
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

Berlin

300

38

9

3.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
?

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, 2020.

Best

Kyoto

17

1

0

4.is/was a host city of the Olympics
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Helsinki
Oslo
5.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020

Helsinki
Oslo
6.is/was a host city of the Grand Slam
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Helsinki
Oslo

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket
?

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's public transport website, 2020.

Best

Baghdad

0$

57.55$

82.31$

2.Price of a single transportation ticket
?

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, 2020.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

3.47$

3.82$

3.a bike sharing system
?

Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Helsinki
Oslo
4.number of airports
?

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

London

5

3

3

General info

1.total surface
?

It can be nice to live in big cities or countries, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.

Best

Dubai City

4 114 km²

715.49 km²

454 km²

2.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
?

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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Helsinki
Oslo
3.number of sister cities
?

Sister cities or twin towns are a form of law agreement made between towns, cities or regions in politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties. It might mean more possibilities outside your city, a greater multiculturalism and a wider range of options.

Best

London

104

0

7

4.has a stock exchange
?

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Helsinki
Oslo
5.is a capital city
?

National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Helsinki
Oslo
6.Gambling is legal within the city
?

Source: city's official website, 2020.

Helsinki
Oslo

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