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Hong Kong vs Manila

Hong Kong
Manila
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Hong Kong
83
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Manila

Why is Hong Kong better than Manila?

  • 57.92% lower population density
    ?

    6480 people/km²vs15400 people/km²
  • 7.2% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    3.2%vs10.4%
  • 5.43million more inhabitants
    ?

    7.08 millionvs1.652 million
  • 215.19$ billion higher gross domestic product (GDP)
    ?

    351.12$ billion vs135.927$ billion
  • 2161.04$ higher average salary
    ?

    2716.32$vs555.28$
  • 3 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    4vs1
  • 37 more museums
    ?

    51vs14
  • 3.3°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    21.4°Cvs24.7°C

Why is Manila better than Hong Kong?

  • 6.3°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    31.9°Cvs25.6°C
  • 5.06°C higher average temperature
    ?

    28.3°Cvs23.24°C
  • 47.87$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    10$vs57.87$
  • 29 more universities
    ?

    45vs16
  • 1728.44$ cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    469.57$vs2198.01$
  • Has lake/s
    ?
  • 19.2 years younger population
    ?

    22.5 yearsvs41.7 years
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
    ?

Key facts and figures

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, 2019.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

6480 people/km²

15400 people/km²

2.median age of population
?

Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Niamey

15.2 years

41.7 years

22.5 years

3.population
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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 centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

23 million

7.08 million

1.65 million

4.annual population growth rate
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The average population growth rate reflects the annual increase or decrease in population. Currently, the world’s population is growing at a rate of approximately 1.07% per year. The higher the growth, the more dynamic society feels. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

0.76%

1.8%

5.ethnic groups
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Ethnic groups contribute to the development of a multi-cultural and diverse society. The count represents only the large ethnic groups, comprising more than 0.5% of the population. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Shenzhen

56

11

22

Quality of living

1. cheaper cost of 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, 2019.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

2198.01$

469.57$

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

Hong Kong
Manila
3.income inequalities
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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

0.43

0.43

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

Best

Port Louis

0%

3.2%

10.4%

5.gross domestic product (GDP)
?

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

Best

New York

1280$ billion

351.12$ billion

135.93$ billion

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

Best

Tokyo

185

16

45

Environment

1.average temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

23.24°C

28.3°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

25.6°C

31.9°C

3.humidity rate
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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.

Best

Riyadh

28%

78%

89%

4.has a seaside beach
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Hong Kong
Manila
5.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Hong Kong
Manila
6.has lake/s
?

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

Hong Kong
Manila

Leisure

1.number of museums
?

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

Best

London

240

51

14

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

4

1

3.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
?

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

For example

Luang Prabang

Hong Kong
Manila
4.is/was a host city of the CSD
?

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, 2019.

For example

Dresden

Hong Kong
Manila
5.is/was a host city of the Olympics
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

For example

Montreal

Hong Kong
Manila
6.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019

For example

Cancun

Hong Kong
Manila

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket
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Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's public transport website, 2019.

Best

Baghdad

0$

57.87$

10$

2.Price of a single transportation ticket
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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, 2019.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

1.29$

0.4$

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

For example

San Jose, CA, United States

Hong Kong
Manila
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, 2019.

Best

London

5

1

3

General info

1.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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Hong Kong
Manila
2.number of billionaires
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Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2019.

Best

Moscow

82

38

6

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

Best

Wellington

9.5

8.4

2.6

4.Global Cities Index
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The Global Cities Index is unique in that it measures global engagement of cities across five dimensions: business activity, human capital, information exchange, cultural experience and political engagement. Source: ATKearney, 2019.

Best

New York

6.35

4.56

1.49

5.number of corporate headquarters
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The presence of corporate headquarters shows global economic significance and can offer employment opportunities. Source: CNNMoney, 2019.

Best

Tokyo

50

4

0

6.research institutions and think tanks
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A think tank (or policy institute) is an organization that conducts research and engages in advocacy in areas such as social policy, political strategy, economics, military, technology issues and in the creative and cultural field. The number of important think tanks can indicate innovativeness and competitiveness of a city. Source: Brookings, 2019.

Best

Moscow

112

1

1

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