73points

Jakarta

84points

Singapore

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44 facts in comparison

Jakarta vs Singapore

Jakarta
Singapore
Jakarta
Singapore
73
points
Jakarta
84
points
Singapore

Why is Jakarta better than Singapore?

  • 56.13$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    15.78$vs71.91$
  • 22 more universities
    ?

    30vs8
  • 4.43million more inhabitants
    ?

    9.61 millionvs5.18 million
  • 1459.58$ cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    575.63$vs2035.21$
  • 1 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    2vs1
  • 27 more museums
    ?

    45vs18
  • 0.2 lower income inequalities
    ?

    0.27vs0.47
  • 0.7°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    25.3°Cvs26°C

Why is Singapore better than Jakarta?

  • 0.1°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    32.3°Cvs32.2°C
  • 0.5°C higher average temperature
    ?

    29.2°Cvs28.7°C
  • 94.94% lower population density
    ?

    731.5 people/km²vs14464 people/km²
  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • 4.42% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    1.9%vs6.32%
  • Has lake/s
    ?
  • 258.91$ billion higher gross domestic product (GDP)
    ?

    314.91$ billion vs56$ billion
  • A bike sharing system
    ?

Demographics

1. lower population density
?

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but the extent to which this is the case depends on factors like quality of housing and infrastructure and access to resources. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

14464 people/km²

731.5 people/km²

2. more inhabitants
?

Populous cities usually offer better employment opportunities and many entertainment options. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

23 million

9.61 million

5.18 million

3. faster population growth
?

Population growth is the change in a population over time. The higher the growth the more dynamic society feels. Growth of population can be connected with economic, cultural and social development of the city, which attracts more and more people who want to live in it. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

1.4%

2.1%

4. more ethnic groups
?

More different ethnic groups are the source of more diverse society but also give higher possibility of social tensions. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Shenzhen

56

5

4

5. more Facebook users
?

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, 2019.

Best

Accra

85.05%

34.1%

61.64%

Quality of living

1. cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
?

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$

575.63$

2035.21$

2.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, 2019.

Jakarta
Singapore
3. lower income inequalities
?

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

0.27

0.47

4. lower VAT
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Nassau

0%

10%

7%

5. higher gross domestic product (GDP)
?

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

Best

New York

1280$ billion

56$ billion

314.91$ billion

6. more universities
?

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

Best

Tokyo

185

30

8

Environment

1. higher average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

28.7°C

29.2°C

2. higher average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

32.2°C

32.3°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

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

Jakarta
Singapore
4.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Jakarta
Singapore
5.has lake/s
?

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

Jakarta
Singapore
6. lower average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

25.3°C

26°C

Leisure

1. more museums
?

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

Best

London

240

45

18

2. more landmarks from UNESCO World Heritage list
?

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, 2019.

Best

Kyoto

17

0

0

3. more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
?

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

2

1

Transportation

1. cheaper monthly public transport ticket
?

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$

15.78$

71.91$

2. lower cost of one single transportation ticket
?

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$

0.26$

1.29$

3.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, 2019.

Jakarta
Singapore
4. more 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

2

1

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.

Jakarta
Singapore
2. more billionaires from annual Forbes report residing within the city
?

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2019.

Best

Moscow

82

6

5

3. more embassies
?

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2019.

Best

Brussels

200

47

66

4. better globally connected
?

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

1.3

3.2

5. more international corporate headquarters
?

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

Best

Tokyo

50

0

2

6. more prestigious 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, 2019.

Best

Moscow

112

4

2

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