79points

Melbourne

74points

Vancouver

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45 facts in comparison

Melbourne vs Vancouver

Melbourne
Vancouver
79
points
Melbourne
74
points
Vancouver

How does Melbourne compare to Vancouver?

  • 5.3°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    19.8°Cvs14.5°C
  • 3.2°C higher average temperature
    ?

    14.7°Cvs11.5°C
  • 70.28% lower population density
    ?

    1560 people/km²vs5249 people/km²
  • 1.4% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    6.2%vs7.6%
  • 3 more universities
    ?

    8vs5
  • 3.5million more inhabitants
    ?

    4.1 millionvs0.6035 million
  • 1 124.0 899 999 999 997$ higher average salary
    ?

    3 281.99$vs2157.9$
  • 261.2$ billion higher gross domestic product (GDP)
    ?

    356.2$ billion vs95$ billion

How does Vancouver compare to Melbourne?

  • 35.83$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    68.7$vs104.53$
  • 23.34$ cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    1 273.06$vs1296.4$
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?
  • 1.2°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    8.4°Cvs9.6°C
  • 0.95$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
    ?

    2.03$vs2.98$
  • 5% lower VAT
    ?

    5%vs10%
  • 0.31$ cheaper Big Macs (Big Mac Index)
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    4.63$vs4.94$
  • 0.79$ cheaper price for a McMeal or Combo Meal at McDonald's
    ?

    6.65$vs7.44$

Demographics

1.population density
?

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

1560 people/km²

5249 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, 2019.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

4.1 million

0.6 million

3.Facebook users
?

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%

56.59%

53.59%

Quality of living

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

1 296.4$

1 273.06$

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.

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3.average salary
?

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

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

3 281.99$

2 157.9$

4.unemployment rate
?

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

Best

Port Louis

0%

6.2%

7.6%

5.gross domestic product (GDP)
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The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

356.2$ billion

95$ billion

6.number of universities
?

Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Tokyo

185

8

5

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

14.7°C

11.5°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

19.8°C

14.5°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

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

Melbourne
Vancouver
4.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Melbourne
Vancouver
5.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Melbourne
Vancouver
6.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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

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Vancouver

Leisure

1.number of museums
?

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

Best

London

240

14

7

2.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, 2019.

Best

Kyoto

17

1

0

3.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, 2019.

Best

London

13

3

1

4.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
?

It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

For example

Luang Prabang

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Vancouver
5.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, 2019.

For example

Dresden

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

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Melbourne
Vancouver

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket
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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$

104.53$

68.7$

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$

2.98$

2.03$

3.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, 2019.

Melbourne
Vancouver
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

2

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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

For example

Nagoya

Melbourne
Vancouver
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

8.8

8.7

3.number of billionaires
?

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

Best

New York

103

3

2

4.number of corporate headquarters
?

The presence of corporate headquarters shows global economic significance and can offer employment opportunities. Source: CNNMoney, 2019.

Best

Tokyo

50

2

1

5.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, 2019.

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6.is a capital city
?

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

San José, Costa Rica

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