94points

Hong Kong

83points

Sydney

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Hong Kong vs Sydney

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How does Hong Kong compare to Sydney?

  • 3.5°C higher average maximum temperature
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    26.9°Cvs23.4°C
  • 4.9°C higher average temperature
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    24°Cvs19.1°C
  • 95.54$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
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    63.24$vs158.78$
  • 2.8% lower unemployment rate
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    3.2%vs6%
  • 7 more universities
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    16vs9
  • 1.68million more inhabitants
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    7.08 millionvs5.4 million
  • 1.64$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
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    1.28$vs2.92$
  • 2 more big sports facilities (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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    4vs2

How does Sydney compare to Hong Kong?

  • 93.6% lower population density
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    415 people/km²vs6480 people/km²
  • 268.72$ cheaper rent for a one-bedroom apartment
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    1 914.13$vs2182.85$
  • 1 338.56$ higher average salary
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    4 296.16$vs2957.6$
  • 58.78$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
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    409.9$ billion vs351.119$ billion
  • 7.7 years younger population
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    34 yearsvs41.7 years
  • 6.2°C lower average minimum temperature
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    14.8°Cvs21°C
  • 1.74% higher population growth rate
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    2.5%vs0.76%
  • 60# ahead in the Mercer Quality of Living Survey
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    11#vs71#

User reviews

Overall Rating

Hong Kong
10.0
1 User reviews
Hong Kong
10.0/10
1 User reviews
Sydney
0.0
0 User reviews
Sydney
0.0/10
0 User reviews

Features

Safety

10.0/10
1 votes
No reviews yet

Walkability

10.0/10
1 votes
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Job opportunities

8.0/10
1 votes
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Public transport

10.0/10
1 votes
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Food and drink

10.0/10
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Comments

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10 / 10

An amazing and energetic city.

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Demographics

1.population density

6480 people/km²

415 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
2.population

7.08 million

5.4 million

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, 2021.
3.median age of population

41.7 years

34 years

Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
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, 2021.
The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; UNData, 2021.
The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; UNData, 2021.

Quality of living

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
2.has public health care
Hong Kong
Sydney
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2021.
The average rent of a single-bedroom apartment located in the city center. This indicates how much of your salary would be allocated to rent expenses, and the general cost of living of the city. Source: numbeo.com, 2021.
4.average salary

2 957.60$

4 296.16$

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
6.gross domestic product (GDP)

351.12$ billion

409.9$ billion

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, 2021.
7.Big Mac Index

1.94$

4.94$

The Big Mac Index is published by The Economist as an informal way of measuring the purchasing power parity (PPP) between two currencies. The Big Mac PPP exchange rate between two countries is obtained by dividing the price of a Big Mac in one country (in its currency) by the price of a Big Mac in another country (in its currency). Source: Economist, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Murder rate expresses number of murders per 100,000 inhabitants. Lower murder rate indicates safer city and better quality of living. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

Environment

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
3.has a seaside beach
Hong Kong
Sydney
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
4.has lake/s
Hong Kong
Sydney
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
5.has mountains nearby
Hong Kong
Sydney
There are mountains at a distance of maximum 100 kilometers (62 miles) from the city. Mountains are considered to have an elevation of at least 1,000 m (3,300 ft). Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
8.has river/s
Hong Kong
Sydney
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Leisure

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021
Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Transportation

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's public transport website, 2021.
2.has a bike-sharing system
Hong Kong
Sydney
A bike-sharing system makes a city more eco-friendly, shows the city’s pro cycling attitude, and provides new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
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, 2021.
The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

General info

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, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
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, 2021.
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2021.
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, 2021.
5.has a stock exchange
Hong Kong
Sydney
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
7.foreign direct investment (FDI)

83$ billion

492.6$ billion

The presence of foreign direct investments (FDI) in a city shows its attractivity for international business. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

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