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Lagos
Dubai City
Top 61%939 points
Top 61%
Top 35%1,570 points
Top 35%
Key facts and figures

Lagos vs Dubai City: 35 facts in comparison

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
30.7°C
Mecca: 38.2°C
33.4°C

2. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
26.5°C
Mecca: 32°C
27.5°C

3. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Lagos
Dubai City
44% have it

4. 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, 2018.
7941 people/km²
Rovaniemi: 8.03 people/km²
400 people/km²

5. population

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, 2018.
7.94 million
Shanghai: 23 million
2.26 million

6. unemployment rate

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
21%
Port Louis: 0%
0.4%

7. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Lagos
Dubai City
58% have it

8. has mountains nearby

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, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Lagos
Dubai City
52% have it

9. gross domestic product (GDP)

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
30$ billion
New York: 1280$ billion
82.1$ billion

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

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2018.
1
London: 13
1

11. median age of population

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
17.9 years
Niamey: 15.2 years
27 years

12. UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

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, 2018.
0
Kyoto: 17
0

13. 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, 2018.
Lagos
Dubai City
32% have it

14. number of billionaires

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2018.
2
Moscow: 82
4

15. average minimum temperature

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
22.6°C
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C
22.3°C

16. is a site of pilgrimage for world religion

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
Lagos
Dubai City
8% have it

17. 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, 2018.
1
London: 5
2

18. average salary

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
200$
Zurich: 5827.24$
3323$

19. 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, 2018.
Lagos
Dubai City
79% have it

20. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Lagos
Dubai City
55% have it

21. maximum income tax

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
25%
Nashville: 0%
1%

22. 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, 2018.
0.84
New York: 6.35
2.3

23. level of corruption

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2018.
2.4
Wellington: 9.5
6.8

24. murder rate

Murder rate expresses number of murders per 100,000 inhabitants. Lower murder rate indicates safer city and better quality of living. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
12.2
Boston: 0.12
2.99

25. 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, 2018.
0
Brussels: 200
2

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