84points

Istanbul

83points

San Salvador

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47 facts in comparison

Istanbul vs San Salvador

Istanbul
San Salvador

How does Istanbul compare to San Salvador?

  • 64.46% lower population density
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    2662 people/km²vs7490 people/km²
  • 21.11$ cheaper rent for a one-bedroom apartment
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    348.89$vs370$
  • 48.49$ higher average salary
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    450.99$vs402.5$
  • 14.93million more inhabitants
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    15.5 millionvs0.568 million
  • Has a bike-sharing system
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  • 1.7 years younger population
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    23 yearsvs24.7 years
  • 39 more museums
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    48vs9
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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How does San Salvador compare to Istanbul?

  • 11.7°C higher average maximum temperature
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    30.9°Cvs19.2°C
  • 9.4°C higher average temperature
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    25.5°Cvs16.1°C
  • 10.05$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
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    22.87$vs32.92$
  • 8.5% lower unemployment rate
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    7%vs15.5%
  • Has mountains nearby
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  • 0.23$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
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    0.25$vs0.48$
  • 5% lower VAT
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    13%vs18%
  • 10% lower maximum income tax
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    25%vs35%

User reviews

Overall Rating

Istanbul
6.4
5 User reviews
Istanbul
6.4/10
5 User reviews
San Salvador
5.0
1 User reviews
San Salvador
5.0/10
1 User reviews

Features

Safety

6.2/10
5 votes
1.0/10
1 votes

Walkability

7.0/10
5 votes
1.0/10
1 votes

Job opportunities

6.2/10
5 votes
4.0/10
1 votes

Public transport

8.2/10
5 votes
1.0/10
1 votes

Food and drink

7.4/10
5 votes
4.0/10
1 votes

Comments

Alec

Alec

1 month ago

1 / 10

Its no good for foreigners to live in

Alec

Alec

1 month ago

1 / 10

2 users found this helpful
Özge

Özge

1 month ago

10 / 10

Ville très sûre et très agréable

Özge

Özge

1 month ago

10 / 10

1 users found this helpful
Ayla

Ayla

1 month ago

10 / 10

super istanbul Turkiye ureydi!!!

Ayla

Ayla

1 month ago

10 / 10

Super Turkiye super gozel turkiyemiz

Pros

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    Demographics

    1.population density

    2662 people/km²

    7490 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

    15.5 million

    0.57 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

    23 years

    24.7 years

    Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. 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.
    6.Facebook users

    62.98%

    24.64%

    The percentage of Facebook users among a whole city population indicates how familiar are city’s inhabitants with web 2.0 and shows how popular the social media are. Source: Socialbakers, 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
    Istanbul
    San Salvador
    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

    450.99$

    402.5$

    Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
    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, 2021.
    6.VAT

    18%

    13%

    The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
    Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
    The annual survey ranks 221 cities using 39 criteria. Important criteria are safety, education, hygiene, healthcare, culture, environment, recreation, political-economic stability and public transport. Source: Mercer, 2021.
    The prices of highly demanded consumer goods can help estimate the average cost of groceries and the overall cost of living in the city. A lower average price for one liter of milk may indicate that the city is less expensive compared to other cities. Source: numbeo.com, 2021.

    Environment

    Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
    2.average temperature

    16.1°C

    25.5°C

    Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
    3.has a seaside beach
    Istanbul
    San Salvador
    Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
    4.has lake/s
    Istanbul
    San Salvador
    Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
    5.has mountains nearby
    Istanbul
    San Salvador
    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
    Istanbul
    San Salvador
    Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

    Leisure

    Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
    With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2021.
    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, 2021.
    Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
    It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
    Source: Wikipedia, 2021
    7.is/was a host city of the Olympics
    Istanbul
    San Salvador
    Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
    8.is/was a host city of the CSD
    Istanbul
    San Salvador
    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, 2021.
    9.is/was a host city of the Grand Slam
    Istanbul
    San Salvador
    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
    Istanbul
    San Salvador
    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.
    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.
    4.has a stock exchange
    Istanbul
    San Salvador
    Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
    5.is a capital city
    Istanbul
    San Salvador
    National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
    The number of international organizations indicates the international importance of a city. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
    7.Gambling is legal within the city
    Istanbul
    San Salvador
    Source: city's official website, 2021.

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