99points

London

75points

New Orleans

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London vs New Orleans

London
New Orleans
London
New Orleans
99
points
75
points

Why is London better than New Orleans?

  • A bike sharing system
  • 0.19 lower income inequalities
    0.35vs0.54
  • Has a public health care
  • 8.7°C lower average minimum temperature
    7.5°Cvs16.2°C
  • Has smoking ban in public places
  • 51.4 lower murder rate
    2.1vs53.5
  • Has a stock exchange
  • Is a capital city

Why is New Orleans better than London?

  • 10.5°C higher average maximum temperature
    25.7°Cvs15.2°C
  • 9.9°C higher average temperature
    20.9°Cvs11°C
  • 64.39% lower population density
    1965 people/km²vs5518 people/km²
  • 111.41$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    55$vs166.41$
  • 1.4% lower unemployment rate
    6.7%vs8.1%
  • Has lake/s
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
  • 762.99$ cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    1382.14$vs2145.13$

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

5518 people/km²

1965 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

8.6 million

0.36 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.

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Shanghai

23 million

3.annual population growth

1.4%

7.4%

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.

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Shanghai

22.15%

4.female population

51.1%

53.2%

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

48.9%

46.8%

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

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Doha

67%

6.Facebook users

49.2%

50.7%

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.

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Accra

85.05%

Quality of living

1.has a public health care
London
New Orleans

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

2145.13$

1382.14$

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.income inequalities

0.35

0.54

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

4.number of universities

21

7

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

Best

Tokyo

185

5.VAT

20%

10%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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Nassau

0%

6. lower average price of a litre of milk

1.15$

1.1$

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.

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Antananarivo

0.49$

Environment

1.average temperature

11°C

20.9°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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Mecca

32°C

2.average maximum temperature

15.2°C

25.7°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
London
New Orleans

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

For example

Montpellier

4.humidity rate

92.3%

77%

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
London
New Orleans

Source: city's official website, 2019.

6.has mountains nearby
London
New Orleans

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

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

4

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.

Best

Kyoto

17

2.number of museums

240

40

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

Best

London

240

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

13

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

4.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
London
New Orleans

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

For example

Luang Prabang

5.is/was a host city of the CSD
London
New Orleans

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.

6.is/was a host city of the Olympics
London
New Orleans

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Transportation

1.Tek kişilik ulaşım bileti

3.2$

1.25$

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.

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Colombo

0.1$

2.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

166.41$

55$

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
London
New Orleans

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

4.number of airports

5

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

46 minutes

24 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
London
New Orleans

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

72

1

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

Best

Moscow

82

3.level of corruption

7.8

7.1

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

Best

Wellington

9.5

4.has a stock exchange
London
New Orleans

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

5.number of corporate headquarters

16

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
London
New Orleans

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.

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