98points

London

72points

Zurich

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London vs Zurich

London
Zurich

How does London compare to Zurich?

  • 0.4°C higher average temperature
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    11.1°Cvs10.7°C
  • 17 more universities
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    21vs4
  • 9.4million more inhabitants
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    9.78 millionvs0.376 million
  • 513$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
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    565$ billion vs52$ billion
  • Has a bike-sharing system
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  • 5.6 years younger population
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    36.4 yearsvs42 years
  • 1.09$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
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    3.3$vs4.39$
  • 13 more big sports facilities (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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    13vs0

How does Zurich compare to London?

  • 0.1°C higher average maximum temperature
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    15.1°Cvs15°C
  • 25.84% lower population density
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    4092 people/km²vs5518 people/km²
  • 91.91$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
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    93.3$vs185.21$
  • 5.1% lower unemployment rate
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    3%vs8.1%
  • 520.42$ cheaper cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
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    2 164.75$vs2685.17$
  • 4 385.65$ higher average salary
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    7 415.07$vs3029.42$
  • Has mountains nearby
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  • 1°C lower average minimum temperature
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    6.3°Cvs7.3°C

User reviews

Overall Rating

London
10.0
1 User reviews
London
10.0/10
1 User reviews
Zurich
0.0
0 User reviews
Zurich
0.0/10
0 User reviews

Features

Safety

9.0/10
1 votes
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Walkability

10.0/10
1 votes
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Public transport

9.0/10
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Food and drink

10.0/10
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Demographics

1.population density

5518 people/km²

4092 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
2.population

9.78 million

0.38 million

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, 2021.
3.median age of population

36.4 years

42 years

Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; UNData, 2021.
The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; UNData, 2021.
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, 2021.

Quality of living

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
2.has public health care
London
Zurich
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2021.
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, 2021.
4.average salary

3 029.42$

7 415.07$

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
6.gross domestic product (GDP)

565$ billion

52$ billion

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, 2021.
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, 2021.
8.VAT

20%

8%

The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
9.Big Mac Index

4.93$

8.06$

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, 2021.

Environment

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
2.average temperature

11.1°C

10.7°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
3.has a seaside beach
London
Zurich
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
4.has lake/s
London
Zurich
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
5.has mountains nearby
London
Zurich
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, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
8.humidity rate

92.3%

78.7%

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, 2021; WMO, 2021.
9.has river/s
London
Zurich
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Leisure

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2021.
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, 2021.
It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021
Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
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, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Transportation

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's public transport website, 2021.
2.has a bike-sharing system
London
Zurich
A bike-sharing system makes a city more eco-friendly, shows the city’s pro cycling attitude, and provides new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
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, 2021.
The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The subway rate or number of kilometers of subway per number of inhabitants indicates how well developed the subway network is. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

General info

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, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2021.
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, 2021.
The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2021.
A think tank (or policy institute) is an organization that conducts research and engages in advocacy in areas such as social policy, political strategy, economics, military, technology issues and in the creative and cultural field. The number of important think tanks can indicate innovativeness and competitiveness of a city. Source: Brookings, 2021.
6.has a stock exchange
London
Zurich
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
7.is a capital city
London
Zurich
National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.

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