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Moscow

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Moscow review: 57 facts and highlights

Moscow
93
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Moscow

How does Moscow compare to the average?

  • Cost of the monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    32.78$vs49.36$
  • Unemployment rate
    ?

    0.4%vs10.24%
  • Number of universities
    ?

    60vs9.87
  • Population
    ?

    12.6 millionvs1.53 million
  • Gross domestic product (GDP)
    ?

    286.6$ billion vs102.44$ billion
  • Number of museums
    ?

    185vs17.46
  • Sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
    ?

    3vs1.63
  • Price of a single transportation ticket
    ?

    0.89$vs1.48$

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, 2020.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

5000 people/km²

2.median age of population
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Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Niamey

15.2 years

40.7 years

3.population
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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.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

12.6 million

4.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, 2020.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

2.5%

5.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, 2020.

Best

Accra

85.05%

16.8%

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, 2020.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

1 000.36$

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, 2020.

Moscow
3.average salary
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

1 003.73$

4.gross domestic product (GDP)
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reflects the value and productivity of an economy. It measures the market value of all the final goods and services produced annually. To reflect the differences in the cost of living and inflation rates, we show the GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP). Sources: Wikipedia, CIA World Factbook, 2020.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

286.6$ billion

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

Best

Port Louis

0%

0.4%

6.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, 2020.

Best

Beijing

0.22

0.42

Environment

1.green area per person
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More m² of green areas per person indicates that a city has more green areas like parks, forests, ect. in its administrative borders which makes city more inhabitants friendly. Source: WHO, 2020.

Best

Sofia

1343m²

27m²

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

Best

Mecca

32°C

5.8°C

3.average maximum temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

9.6°C

4.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, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Riyadh

28%

76.7%

5.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Moscow
6.average minimum temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

2.1°C

Leisure

1.number of public Wi-Fi spots
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City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider internet access. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Best

St. Petersburg

696

150

2.number of theaters
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

Berlin

140

100

3.number of museums
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

London

240

185

4.number of cinemas
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

Berlin

300

132

5.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, 2020.

Best

Kyoto

17

3

6.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, 2020.

Best

London

13

3

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, 2020; city's public transport website, 2020.

Best

Baghdad

0$

32.78$

2.Price of a single transportation ticket
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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.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

0.89$

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, 2020.

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

Best

London

5

3

5.length of subway per 100,000 inhabitants
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The subway rate or number of kilometers of subway per number of inhabitants indicates how well developed the subway network is. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Phoenix

32km

0km

6.Commuter Pain Index
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The Commuter Pain Index is comprised of 10 issues: 1) commuting time, 2) time stuck in traffic, agreement that: 3) price of gas is already too high, 4) traffic has gotten worse, 5) start-­‐stop traffic is a problem, 6) driving causes stress, 7) driving causes anger, 8) traffic affects work, 9) traffic so bad driving stopped, and 10) decided not to make trip due to traffic. Source: IBM, 2020.

Best

Montreal

21

65

General info

1.total surface
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It can be nice to live in big cities or countries, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.

Best

Dubai City

4 114 km²

2 511 km²

2.Global Cities Index
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The Global Cities Index is unique in that it measures global engagement of cities across five dimensions: business activity, human capital, information exchange, cultural experience and political engagement. Source: ATKearney, 2020.

Best

New York

6.35

2.7

3.number of international embassies
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The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Best

Brussels

200

148

4.number of billionaires
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Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2020.

Best

New York

103

82

5.research institutions and think tanks
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A think tank (or policy institute) is an organization that conducts research and engages in advocacy in areas such as social policy, political strategy, economics, military, technology issues and in the creative and cultural field. The number of important think tanks can indicate innovativeness and competitiveness of a city. Source: Brookings, 2020.

Best

Moscow

112

112

6. more sister cities
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Sister cities or twin towns are a form of law agreement made between towns, cities or regions in politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties. It might mean more possibilities outside your city, a greater multiculturalism and a wider range of options.

Best

London

104

77

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