84points

Islamabad

70points

Washington, D.C.

Islamabad
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Islamabad vs Washington, D.C.

Islamabad
Washington, D.C.
84
points
Islamabad
70
points
Washington, D.C.

How does Islamabad compare to Washington, D.C.?

  • 9.4°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    28.7°Cvs19.3°C
  • 220.51$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    9.49$vs230$
  • 67.29% lower population density
    ?

    1271 people/km²vs3886 people/km²
  • 2 more universities
    ?

    26vs24
  • 1.08million more inhabitants
    ?

    1.7 millionvs0.62 million
  • Has a public health care
    ?
  • Has lake/s
    ?
  • 11.9 years younger population
    ?

    22 yearsvs33.9 years

How does Washington, D.C. compare to Islamabad?

  • 9.6% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    6.1%vs15.7%
  • 3 846.94$ higher average salary
    ?

    4 155.00$vs308.06$
  • 82.19$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
    ?

    103.3$ billion vs21.109$ billion
  • A bike sharing system
    ?
  • 68 more museums
    ?

    73vs5
  • 6.4°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    9.8°Cvs16.2°C
  • 6% lower VAT
    ?

    10%vs16%
  • 0.26% higher population growth rate
    ?

    2.7%vs2.44%

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

1271 people/km²

3886 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

33.9 years

3.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

1.7 million

0.62 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%

2.7%

Quality of living

1.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.

Islamabad
Washington, D.C.
2.average salary
?

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

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

308.06$

4 155.00$

3.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

21.11$ billion

103.3$ billion

4.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%

6.1%

5.VAT
?

The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Nassau

0%

16%

10%

6.number of universities
?

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

Best

Tokyo

185

26

24

Environment

1.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

28.7°C

19.3°C

2.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
Washington, D.C.
3.has lake/s
?

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

Islamabad
Washington, D.C.
4.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

16.2°C

9.8°C

5.has river/s
?

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

Islamabad
Washington, D.C.

Leisure

1.number of museums
?

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

Best

London

240

5

73

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$

9.49$

230$

2.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.

Islamabad
Washington, D.C.
3.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

2

3

General info

1.number of international embassies
?

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

185

2.research institutions and think tanks
?

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

28

3.number of billionaires
?

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

Best

New York

103

1

3

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
Washington, D.C.
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.

Islamabad
Washington, D.C.

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