77points

Marseille

77points

San Francisco

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Marseille vs San Francisco

Marseille
San Francisco
77
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Marseille
77
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
  • 0.06million more inhabitants
    ?

    0.86 millionvs0.8 million
  • 2 704.35$ cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    588.07$vs3292.42$
  • A bike sharing system
    ?
  • Has a public health care
    ?

How does San Francisco compare to Marseille?

  • 20 more universities
    ?

    25vs5
  • 5.1% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    7.8%vs12.9%
  • 2 900.88$ higher average salary
    ?

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

    48vs9
  • 9% lower VAT
    ?

    10%vs19%
  • 0.1°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    10.7°Cvs10.8°C
  • 0.1 lower level of corruption
    ?

    7.1vs7
  • 18 more billionaires from annual Forbes report residing within the city
    ?

    18vs0

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, 2019.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

3535 people/km²

6633 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 centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

23 million

0.86 million

0.8 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, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

0.27%

0.9%

4.female population
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The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; UNData, 2019.

Best

Riga

55.6%

53%

49.3%

5.male population
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The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; UNData, 2019.

Best

Doha

67%

47%

50.73%

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, 2019.

Best

Accra

85.05%

37.5%

50.2%

Quality of living

1. cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
?

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, 2019.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

588.07$

3 292.42$

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, 2019.

Marseille
San Francisco
3.VAT
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The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Nassau

0%

19%

10%

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, 2019.

Best

Beijing

0.22

0.4

0.8

5.unemployment rate
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Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Port Louis

0%

12.9%

7.8%

6.number of universities
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Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Tokyo

185

5

25

Environment

1.average temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

15.8°C

14.57°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

20.7°C

18.4°C

3.humidity rate
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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, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Riyadh

28%

68.5%

73%

4.has a seaside beach
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Marseille
San Francisco
5.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Marseille
San Francisco
6.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Marseille
San Francisco

Leisure

1.number of museums
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

London

240

9

48

2.number of theaters
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

Berlin

140

7

62

3.number of public WiFi spots
?

City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider access to Internet. Source: city's official website, 2019.

Best

St. Petersburg

696

65

145

4.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, 2019.

Best

Kyoto

17

0

0

5.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, 2019.

Best

London

13

1

1

6.is/was a host city of the Olympics
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

For example

Montreal

Marseille
San Francisco

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, 2019; city's public transport website, 2019.

Best

Baghdad

0$

41.48$

73$

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, 2019.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

1.79$

2.25$

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, 2019.

Marseille
San Francisco
4.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, 2019.

Best

London

5

1

2

General info

1.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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Marseille
San Francisco
2.level of corruption
?

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2019.

Best

Wellington

9.5

7

7.1

3.number of billionaires
?

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2019.

Best

Moscow

82

0

18

4.has a stock exchange
?

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

For example

Nagoya

Marseille
San Francisco
5.is a capital city
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The status of a capital city indicates a great importance of a city for its country, especially for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

For example

Kiev

Marseille
San Francisco
6.Gambling is legal within the city
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Source: city's official website, 2019.

Marseille
San Francisco

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