55points

Khartoum

88points

Paris

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Khartoum vs Paris

Khartoum
Paris
Khartoum
Paris
55
points
88
points

Why is Khartoum better than Paris?

  • 99.21% lower population density
    163 people/km²vs20700 people/km²

Why is Paris better than Khartoum?

  • 11 more universities
    20vs9
  • 11.4% lower unemployment rate
    7.6%vs19%
  • 7 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    7vs0
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
  • 1 more landmarks from UNESCO World Heritage list
    1vs0
  • A bike sharing system
  • 150 more museums
    152vs2
  • 0.03 lower income inequalities
    0.32vs0.353

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

163 people/km²

20700 people/km²

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.

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8.03 people/km²

2.population

2.57 million

2.23 million

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

3.annual population growth

8%

1.08%

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%

4.female population

46%

51.1%

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; UNData, 2019.

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Riga

55.6%

5.male population

54%

48.9%

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; UNData, 2019.

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Doha

67%

Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Khartoum
Paris

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2019.

2.income inequalities

0.35

0.32

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

3.number of universities

9

20

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

Best

Tokyo

185

4.unemployment rate

19%

7.6%

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Port Louis

0%

5.quality of living

217#

30#

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, 2019.

Best

Vienna

1#

Environment

1.average temperature

29.9°C

12°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

2.average maximum temperature

37.1°C

16.2°C

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

3.has a seaside beach
Khartoum
Paris

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

For example

Montpellier

4.has smoking ban in public places
Khartoum
Paris

Source: city's official website, 2019.

5.has mountains nearby
Khartoum
Paris

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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

For example

Kyoto

6.has lake/s
Khartoum
Paris

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

For example

Kyoto

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

0

1

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

2.number of museums

2

152

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

Best

London

240

3.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)

0

7

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

4.is/was a host city of the CSD
Khartoum
Paris

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, 2019.

5.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Khartoum
Paris

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

6.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
Khartoum
Paris

Source: Wikipedia, 2019

Transportation

1.a bike sharing system
Khartoum
Paris

Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

2.number of airports

1

3

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

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Khartoum
Paris

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.

2.number of international embassies

52

186

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

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200

3.number of billionaires

0

15

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

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Moscow

82

4.level of corruption

1.6

7

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2019.

Best

Wellington

9.5

5.has a stock exchange
Khartoum
Paris

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

6.number of corporate headquarters

0

19

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

Best

Tokyo

50

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