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Islamabad review: 34 facts and highlights

Islamabad
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Islamabad

How does Islamabad compare to the average?

  • Average maximum temperature
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    28.7°Cvs22.66°C
  • Average temperature
    ?

    22.4°Cvs17.99°C
  • Cost of the monthly public transport ticket
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    9.49$vs49.36$
  • Population density
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    1271 people/km²vs3887.46 people/km²
  • Number of universities
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    26vs9.87
  • Population
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    1.7 millionvs1.53 million
  • Cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
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    244.51$vs815.84$
  • Median age of population
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    22 yearsvs31.61 years

Demographics

1.population density
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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

1271 people/km²

2.median age of population
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Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Niamey

15.2 years

22 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 centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

1.7 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, 2020.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

2.44%

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, 2020.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

244.51$

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, 2020.

Islamabad
3.average salary
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

308.06$

4.gross domestic product (GDP)
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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

21.11$ billion

5.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%

15.7%

6.number of universities
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Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Tokyo

185

26

Environment

1.average temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

22.4°C

2.average maximum temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

28.7°C

3.has mountains nearby
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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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Islamabad
4.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Islamabad
5.average minimum temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

16.2°C

6.has river/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Islamabad

Leisure

1.number of museums
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

London

240

5

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, 2020; city's public transport website, 2020.

Best

Baghdad

0$

9.49$

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, 2020.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

0.19$

3.number of airports
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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

2

General info

1.number of international embassies
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The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Best

Brussels

200

73

2.number of billionaires
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Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2020.

Best

New York

103

1

3.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, 2020.

Best

Moscow

112

1

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

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

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