85points

Madrid

59points

Valencia

Madrid
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Madrid vs Valencia

Madrid
Valencia
85
points
Madrid
59
points
Valencia

How does Madrid compare to Valencia?

  • 8.94% lower population density
    ?

    5390 people/km²vs5919 people/km²
  • 7.3% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    21%vs28.3%
  • 12 more universities
    ?

    15vs3
  • 2.48million more inhabitants
    ?

    3.27 millionvs0.79 million
  • 95$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
    ?

    230$ billion vs135$ billion
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?
  • 3 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    4vs1
  • 31.54 lower income inequalities
    ?

    0.46vs32

How does Valencia compare to Madrid?

  • 2.9°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    22.3°Cvs19.4°C
  • 2.8°C higher average temperature
    ?

    17.8°Cvs15°C
  • 0.29$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    59$vs59.29$
  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • 638.78$ higher average salary
    ?

    2 235.00$vs1596.22$
  • 2% higher proportion of women
    ?

    52.5%vs50.5%
  • Is a Top 50 World Festival host
    ?
  • 1.4% more Facebook users
    ?

    37.4%vs36%

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

5390 people/km²

5919 people/km²

2.population
?

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

3.27 million

0.79 million

3.annual population growth rate
?

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%

1.1%

-0.12%

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%

50.5%

52.5%

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%

49.5%

47.5%

6.Facebook users
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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, 2020.

Best

Accra

85.05%

36%

37.4%

Quality of living

1.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.

Madrid
Valencia
2.average salary
?

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

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

1 596.22$

2 235.00$

3.income inequalities
?

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

0.46

32

4.gross domestic product (GDP)
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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, 2020.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

230$ billion

135$ billion

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%

21%

28.3%

6.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

15

3

Environment

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

Best

Mecca

32°C

15°C

17.8°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

19.4°C

22.3°C

3.humidity rate
?

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, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Riyadh

28%

57%

65%

4.has a seaside beach
?

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

Madrid
Valencia
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.

Madrid
Valencia
6.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Madrid
Valencia

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
?

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

1

2.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
?

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

4

1

3.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
?

It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

Luang Prabang

Madrid
Valencia
4.Is a Top 50 World Festival host
?

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.

Madrid
Valencia
5.is/was a host city of the Olympics
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

Turin

Madrid
Valencia
6.is/was a host city of the CSD
?

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, 2020.

For example

Dresden

Madrid
Valencia

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$

59.29$

59$

2.a bike sharing system
?

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

Madrid
Valencia
3.number of airports
?

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

3

1

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
?

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

Madrid
Valencia
2.number of billionaires
?

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

Best

New York

103

3

0

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.

Madrid
Valencia
4.is a capital city
?

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

Madrid
Valencia
5.number of international organizations' headquarters
?

The number of international organizations indicates the international importance of a city. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Geneva

53

1

0

6.Gambling is legal within the city
?

Source: city's official website, 2020.

Madrid
Valencia

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