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Maseru review: 26 facts and highlights

Maseru
Maseru
63
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Why is Maseru better than the average?

  • Population density
    1651.3 people/km²vs3894.7 people/km²
  • Average minimum temperature
    8°Cvs13.23°C
  • Annual population growth
    5.3%vs2.04%
  • Female population
    55%vs50.91%
  • VAT
    14%vs14.99%

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

1651.3 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but the extent to which this is the case depends on factors like quality of housing and infrastructure and access to resources. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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8.03 people/km²

2.population

0.22 million

Populous cities usually offer better employment opportunities and many entertainment options. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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23 million

3.annual population growth

5.3%

Population growth is the change in a population over time. The higher the growth the more dynamic society feels. Growth of population can be connected with economic, cultural and social development of the city, which attracts more and more people who want to live in it. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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Shanghai

22.15%

4.female population

55%

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

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55.6%

5.male population

45%

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

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Quality of living

1.income inequalities

0.52

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.

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0.22

2.VAT

14%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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0%

3.unemployment rate

25.3%

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

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0%

4.maximum income tax

35%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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0%

5.murder rate

37.3

Murder rate expresses number of murders per 100,000 inhabitants. Lower murder rate indicates safer city and better quality of living. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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0.12

6.minimum income tax

22%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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0%

Environment

1.average temperature

15.2°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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32°C

2.average maximum temperature

22.4°C

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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38.2°C

3.has mountains nearby
Maseru

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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

4.has lake/s
Maseru

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

5.average minimum temperature

8°C

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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-7.9°C

6.has river/s
Maseru

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

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

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, 2019.

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Kyoto

17

2.number of cinemas

1

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

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300

Transportation

1.number of airports

1

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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5

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Maseru

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.

2.number of international embassies

5

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2019.

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200

3.number of billionaires

0

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

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4.level of corruption

3.5

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

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9.5

5.is a capital city
Maseru

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.

6.Gambling is legal within the city
Maseru

Source: city's official website, 2019.

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