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Las Vegas review: 53 facts and highlights

Las Vegas
Las Vegas
76
points

Why is Las Vegas better than the average?

  • Average maximum temperature
    27°Cvs22.66°C
  • Average temperature
    20°Cvs17.99°C
  • Unemployment rate
    8.6%vs10.24%
  • Sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
    2vs1.59
  • Number of museums
    41vs16.43
  • Average salary
    3124.54$vs1718.08$
  • Average minimum temperature
    13°Cvs13.23°C
  • Number of billionaires
    8vs1.75

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

16595 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.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

2.median age of population

33.9 years

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

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Niamey

15.2 years

3.population

0.58 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

4.annual population growth

4.1%

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%

5.female population

49.6%

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

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Riga

55.6%

6.male population

50.4%

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
Las Vegas

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

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

878.94$

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$

3.number of universities

5

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

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Tokyo

185

4. lower average price of a litre of milk

0.78$

This can help estimate the average cost of groceries and the overall cost of living of the city. An average cheaper litre of milk may mean that the city is less expensive to live in. Source: numbeo.com, 2019.

Best

Antananarivo

0.49$

5.unemployment rate

8.6%

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

Best

Port Louis

0%

6.Big Mac Index

4.07$

The Big Mac Index is published by The Economist as an informal way of measuring the purchasing power parity (PPP) between two currencies. The Big Mac PPP exchange rate between two countries is obtained by dividing the price of a Big Mac in one country (in its currency) by the price of a Big Mac in another country (in its currency). Source: Economist, 2019.

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Agra

1.89$

Environment

1.average temperature

20°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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Mecca

32°C

2.average maximum temperature

27°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
Las Vegas

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

For example

Montpellier

4.humidity rate

50%

Humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air. High relative humidity reduces the effectiveness of sweating in cooling the body by reducing the rate of evaporation of moisture from the skin. In general, higher humidity makes climate harder to stand for people. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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Riyadh

28%

5.has smoking ban in public places
Las Vegas

Source: city's official website, 2019.

6.has mountains nearby
Las Vegas

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.

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

0

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.

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Kyoto

17

2.number of cinemas

26

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

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Berlin

300

3.number of museums

41

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

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London

240

4.number of theaters

11

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

Best

Berlin

140

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

2

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

6.number of public WiFi spots

80

City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider access to Internet. Source: city's official website, 2019.

Best

St. Petersburg

696

Transportation

1.Tek kişilik ulaşım bileti

2.5$

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$

2.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

62.5$

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$

3.a bike sharing system
Las Vegas

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

For example

Kyoto

4.number of airports

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

5.average commuting time

22.4 minutes

Cities with shorter average commuting time have usually better organized public transportation system which allows citizens to waste less time in a traffic. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Luxembourg

17 minutes

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Las Vegas

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 billionaires

8

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

Best

Moscow

82

3.level of corruption

7.1

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

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Wellington

9.5

4.has a stock exchange
Las Vegas

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

5.number of corporate headquarters

0

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

Best

Tokyo

50

6.is a capital city
Las Vegas

The status of a capital city indicates a great importance of a city for its country, especially for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

For example

Kiev

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