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Karachi review: 39 facts and highlights

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Karachi

How does Karachi compare to the average?

  • Average maximum temperature
    ?

    30°Cvs22.66°C
  • Average temperature
    ?

    27.2°Cvs17.99°C
  • Cost of the monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    9.49$vs49.36$
  • Population density
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    3700 people/km²vs3887.46 people/km²
  • Number of universities
    ?

    37vs9.87
  • Population
    ?

    13.05 millionvs1.53 million
  • Cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    201.16$vs815.84$
  • Price of a single transportation ticket
    ?

    0.19$vs1.48$

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

3700 people/km²

2.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

13.05 million

3.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%

5%

4.female population
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The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

Best

Riga

55.6%

48%

5.male population
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The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

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Doha

67%

52%

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.

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Thimphu

92.5$

201.16$

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

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

307.56$

3.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.

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New York

1280$ billion

78$ 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.

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Port Louis

0%

17%

5.income inequalities
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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, 2020.

Best

Beijing

0.22

0.3

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

37

Environment

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

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Mecca

32°C

27.2°C

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

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

30°C

3.has a seaside beach
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Karachi
4.average minimum temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

24.3°C

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

Karachi
6.level of air pollution (Air Quality Index)
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Low level of air pollution has a good influence on people’s health and quality of living. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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Mesa

13

90

Leisure

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

Best

London

240

3

2.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
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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, 2020.

Best

Kyoto

17

0

3.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2020.

Best

London

13

1

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

1

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

For example

Nagoya

Karachi
2.Global Cities Index
?

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, 2020.

Best

New York

6.35

0.66

3.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

2

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.

Karachi
5.number of international organizations' headquarters
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The number of international organizations indicates the international importance of a city. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Geneva

53

0

6.foreign direct investment (FDI)
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The presence of foreign direct investments (FDI) in a city shows its attractivity for international business. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Sydney

492.6$ billion

0.81$ billion

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