Medellín
Top 55%1,041 points
Top 55%
Key facts and figures

Medellín: 35 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
30.7°C
Mecca: 38.2°C

2. number of universities

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
35
Tokyo: 185

3. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
23.6°C
Mecca: 32°C

4. population density

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, 2017.
6925 people/km²
Rovaniemi: 8.03 people/km²

5. unemployment rate

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
14%
Port Louis: 0%

6. population

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, 2017.
2.44 million
Shanghai: 23 million

7. 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, 2017; city's public transport website, 2017.
37.1$
Baghdad: 0$

8. gross domestic product (GDP)

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
17$ billion
New York: 1280$ billion

9. sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)

With more large sport facilities (20,000 seats +), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2017.
1
London: 13

10. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Medellín
58% have it

11. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
8
London: 240

12. 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, 2017.
Medellín
32% have it

13. has mountains nearby

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Medellín
52% have it

14. annual population growth

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, 2017.
1.01%
Shanghai: 22.15%

15. Big Mac Index

The Big Mac Index is published by The Economist as an informal way of measuring the purchasing power parity (PPP) between two currencies. The Big Mac PPP exchange rate between two countries is obtained by dividing the price of a Big Mac in one country (in its currency) by the price of a Big Mac in another country (in its currency). Source: Economist, 2017.
4.54$
Agra: 1.89$

16. 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, 2017.
0
Kyoto: 17

17. 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, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Medellín
49% have it

18. average minimum temperature

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
16.6°C
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C

19. 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, 2017; WMO, 2017.
68%
Riyadh: 28%

20. 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, 2017.
2
London: 5

21. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
19%
Nassau: 0%

22. average salary

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
555$
Zurich: 5827.24$

23. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Medellín
55% have it

24. has a public health care

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2017.
Medellín
79% have it

25. level of corruption

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2017.
3.4
Wellington: 9.5

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