87points

Los Angeles

96points

Mexico City

Los Angeles
Mexico City
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39 facts in comparison

Los Angeles vs Mexico City

Los Angeles
Mexico City
87
points
Los Angeles
96
points
Mexico City

How does Los Angeles compare to Mexico City?

  • 0.9°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    24.3°Cvs23.4°C
  • 2.6°C higher average temperature
    ?

    19.1°Cvs16.5°C
  • 46.7% lower population density
    ?

    3198 people/km²vs6000 people/km²
  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • 3 237.35$ higher average salary
    ?

    3 934.84$vs697.49$
  • 6% lower VAT
    ?

    9%vs15%
  • 1 more airports
    ?

    2vs1
  • 12 more billionaires from annual Forbes report residing within the city
    ?

    20vs8

How does Mexico City compare to Los Angeles?

  • 83.89$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    16.11$vs100$
  • 5% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    3.7%vs8.7%
  • 17 more universities
    ?

    27vs10
  • 1 481.52$ cheaper cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    459.18$vs1940.7$
  • 4.8million more inhabitants
    ?

    8.84 millionvs4.04 million
  • Has a public health care
    ?
  • A bike sharing system
    ?
  • 1.48$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
    ?

    0.27$vs1.75$

Demographics

1.population density
?

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but this becomes an issue if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

3198 people/km²

6000 people/km²

2.population
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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, 2020.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

4.04 million

8.84 million

3.annual population growth rate
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The average population growth rate reflects the annual increase or decrease in population. Currently, the world’s population is growing at a rate of approximately 1.07% per year. The higher the growth, the more dynamic society feels. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

0.7%

1.8%

4.female population
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The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

Best

Riga

55.6%

50.2%

51.1%

5.male population
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The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

Best

Doha

67%

49.8%

48.9%

Quality of living

1.cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
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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, 2020.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

1 940.70$

459.18$

2.has a public health care
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Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Los Angeles
Mexico City
3.average salary
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

3 934.84$

697.49$

4.unemployment rate
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Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Port Louis

0%

8.7%

3.7%

5.number of universities
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Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Tokyo

185

10

27

6.VAT
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The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Nassau

0%

9%

15%

Environment

1.average temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

19.1°C

16.5°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

24.3°C

23.4°C

3.has a seaside beach
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Los Angeles
Mexico City
4.has mountains nearby
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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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Los Angeles
Mexico City
5.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Los Angeles
Mexico City
6.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

13.9°C

9.6°C

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
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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, 2020.

Best

Kyoto

17

1

2

2.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2020.

Best

London

13

3

3

3.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
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It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Los Angeles
Mexico City
4.Is a Top 50 World Festival host
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Every year the city is host to a festival included in the list of the top 50 World Festivals. A well-known festival shows a better cultural and entertainment agenda and attracts a bigger number of tourists. Source: Escapenormal.com, 2020.

Los Angeles
Mexico City
5.is/was a host city of the Olympics
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Los Angeles
Mexico City
6.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020

Los Angeles
Mexico City

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket
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Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's public transport website, 2020.

Best

Baghdad

0$

100$

16.11$

2.Price of a single transportation ticket
?

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, 2020.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

1.75$

0.27$

3.a bike sharing system
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Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Los Angeles
Mexico City
4.number of airports
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The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

London

5

2

1

5.Commuter Pain Index
?

The Commuter Pain Index is comprised of 10 issues: 1) commuting time, 2) time stuck in traffic, agreement that: 3) price of gas is already too high, 4) traffic has gotten worse, 5) start-­‐stop traffic is a problem, 6) driving causes stress, 7) driving causes anger, 8) traffic affects work, 9) traffic so bad driving stopped, and 10) decided not to make trip due to traffic. Source: IBM, 2020.

Best

Montreal

21

34

108

General info

1.Global Cities Index
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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, 2020.

Best

New York

6.35

3.94

2.18

2.number of billionaires
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Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2020.

Best

New York

103

20

8

3.has a stock exchange
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Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Los Angeles
Mexico City
4.is a capital city
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National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Los Angeles
Mexico City
5.Gambling is legal within the city
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

Los Angeles
Mexico City

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