87points

Los Angeles

82points

Toronto

Los Angeles
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45 facts in comparison

Los Angeles vs Toronto

Los Angeles
Toronto
87
points
Los Angeles
82
points
Toronto

How does Los Angeles compare to Toronto?

  • 12.4°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    24.3°Cvs11.9°C
  • 10°C higher average temperature
    ?

    19.1°Cvs9.1°C
  • 5.01$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    100$vs105.01$
  • 26.21% lower population density
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    3198 people/km²vs4334 people/km²
  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • 1 359.92$ higher average salary
    ?

    3 934.84$vs2574.92$
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?
  • 2.7 years younger population
    ?

    34.2 yearsvs36.9 years

How does Toronto compare to Los Angeles?

  • 2.4% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    6.3%vs8.7%
  • 1.36million more inhabitants
    ?

    5.4 millionvs4.04 million
  • 741.6$ cheaper cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    1 199.10$vs1940.7$
  • Has a public health care
    ?
  • A bike sharing system
    ?
  • 7.7°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    6.2°Cvs13.9°C
  • 0.03 lower income inequalities
    ?

    0.44vs0.47
  • 7 more billionaires from annual Forbes report residing within the city
    ?

    27vs20

Demographics

1.population density
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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

4334 people/km²

2.median age of population
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Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Niamey

15.2 years

34.2 years

36.9 years

3.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

5.4 million

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%

52%

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%

6.international population
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More people from abroad residing in the city provides a multicultural environment and may show how attractive it is for foreigners.

Best

Toronto

49.9%

35.3%

49.9%

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$

1 199.10$

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.

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Toronto
3.average salary
?

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

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

3 934.84$

2 574.92$

4.income inequalities
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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, 2020.

Best

Beijing

0.22

0.47

0.44

5.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%

6.3%

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

Best

Nassau

0%

9%

13%

Environment

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

Best

Mecca

32°C

19.1°C

9.1°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

24.3°C

11.9°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

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

Los Angeles
Toronto
4.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Los Angeles
Toronto
5.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
Toronto
6.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

13.9°C

6.2°C

Leisure

1.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

2.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.

For example

Luang Prabang

Los Angeles
Toronto
3.football clubs in the top division
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Having a well-known football team playing in a country’s first division shows a big interest by the city in sport and attracts visitors to events such as big matches.

Best

Valletta

10.8

2

1

4.is/was a host city of the Olympics
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Los Angeles
Toronto
5.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020

Los Angeles
Toronto
6.is/was a host city of the Grand Slam
?

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

For example

New York

Los Angeles
Toronto

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket
?

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$

105.01$

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$

2.45$

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
Toronto
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

2

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

27

General info

1.total surface
?

It can be nice to live in big cities or countries, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.

Best

Dubai City

4 114 km²

1 302 km²

630 km²

2.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

For example

Nagoya

Los Angeles
Toronto
3.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, 2020.

Best

New York

6.35

3.94

2.92

4.number of billionaires
?

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

Best

New York

103

20

27

5.number of sister cities
?

Sister cities or twin towns are a form of law agreement made between towns, cities or regions in politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties. It might mean more possibilities outside your city, a greater multiculturalism and a wider range of options.

Best

London

104

25

11

6.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
Toronto

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