77points

Marseille

82points

San Francisco

Marseille
San Francisco
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Marseille vs San Francisco

Marseille
San Francisco
77
points
Marseille
82
points
San Francisco

How does Marseille compare to San Francisco?

  • 2.3°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    20.7°Cvs18.4°C
  • 1.23°C higher average temperature
    ?

    15.8°Cvs14.57°C
  • 31.52$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    41.48$vs73$
  • 46.71% lower population density
    ?

    3535 people/km²vs6633 people/km²
  • 2 704.35$ cheaper cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    588.07$vs3292.42$
  • 0.06million more inhabitants
    ?

    0.86 millionvs0.8 million
  • Has public health care
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  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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How does San Francisco compare to Marseille?

  • 5.1% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    7.8%vs12.9%
  • 20 more universities
    ?

    25vs5
  • 2 900.88$ higher average salary
    ?

    4 817.46$vs1916.58$
  • 39 more museums
    ?

    48vs9
  • 1 more big sports facilities (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
    ?

    2vs1
  • 0.1°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    10.7°Cvs10.8°C
  • 9% lower VAT
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    10%vs19%
  • 0.86$ cheaper Big Macs (Big Mac Index)
    ?

    4.07$vs4.93$

Demographics

1.population density

3535 people/km²

6633 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, 2020.
2.population

0.86 million

0.8 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, 2020.
3.annual population growth rate

0.27%

0.9%

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.
4.female population

53%

49.3%

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

47%

50.73%

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

37.5%

50.2%

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.

Quality of living

1.unemployment rate

12.9%

7.8%

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

5

25

Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
3.cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center

588.07$

3 292.42$

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.
4.average salary

1 916.58$

4 817.46$

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.
5.has public health care
Marseille
San Francisco
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.income inequalities

0.4

0.8

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.

Environment

1.average maximum temperature

20.7°C

18.4°C

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

15.8°C

14.57°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.
3.has a seaside beach
Marseille
San Francisco
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.has lake/s
Marseille
San Francisco
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.has mountains nearby
Marseille
San Francisco
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.
6.average minimum temperature

10.8°C

10.7°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Leisure

1.number of museums

9

48

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
2.sports facilities (stadiums, arenas with 20,000+ seats)

1

2

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2020.
3.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

0

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, 2020.
4.number of theaters

7

62

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.number of public Wi-Fi spots

65

145

City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider internet access. Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
Marseille
San Francisco
Source: Wikipedia, 2020

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

41.48$

73$

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.
2.has a bike-sharing system
Marseille
San Francisco
A bike-sharing system makes a city more eco-friendly, shows the city’s pro cycling attitude, and provides new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
3.price of a single transportation ticket

1.79$

2.25$

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, 2020.
4.number of airports

1

2

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

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Marseille
San Francisco
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.
2.number of billionaires

0

18

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2020.
3.has a stock exchange
Marseille
San Francisco
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
4.is a capital city
Marseille
San Francisco
National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
5.Gambling is legal within the city
Marseille
San Francisco
Source: city's official website, 2020.

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