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Mumbai

88points

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Mumbai vs New York

Mumbai
New York
81
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Mumbai
88
points
New York

Why is Mumbai better than New York?

  • 14.6°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    31.7°Cvs17.1°C
  • 14.2°C higher average temperature
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    26.9°Cvs12.7°C
  • 108.75$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
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    7.75$vs116.5$
  • 5.42million more inhabitants
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    13.92 millionvs8.5 million
  • 2433.14$ cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
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    568.14$vs3001.28$
  • Has lake/s
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  • 7.5 years younger population
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    28 yearsvs35.5 years
  • 0.14 lower income inequalities
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    0.33vs0.47

Why is New York better than Mumbai?

  • 50.74% lower population density
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    10194 people/km²vs20694 people/km²
  • 5 more universities
    ?

    18vs13
  • 16.9% lower unemployment rate
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    6.1%vs23%
  • 1106.2$ billion higher gross domestic product (GDP)
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    1280$ billion vs173.8$ billion
  • 3585.73$ higher average salary
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    4370.9$vs785.17$
  • A bike sharing system
    ?
  • 2 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
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    3vs1
  • 80 more museums
    ?

    89vs9

Key facts and figures

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

20694 people/km²

10194 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, 2019.

Best

Niamey

15.2 years

28 years

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

Best

Shanghai

23 million

13.92 million

8.5 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, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

0.47%

0.9%

5.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%

45.5%

52.51%

6.ethnic groups
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Ethnic groups contribute to the development of a multi-cultural and diverse society. The count represents only the large ethnic groups, comprising more than 0.5% of the population. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Shenzhen

56

3

18

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$

568.14$

3001.28$

2.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

0.33

0.47

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

Best

Nassau

0%

12.5%

8.8%

4.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%

23%

6.1%

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

173.8$ billion

1280$ billion

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

13

18

Environment

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

Best

Mecca

32°C

26.9°C

12.7°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

31.7°C

17.1°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%

74%

68%

4.has a seaside beach
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Mumbai
New York
5.has smoking ban in public places
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Source: city's official website, 2019.

Mumbai
New York
6.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Mumbai
New York

Leisure

1.number of museums
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

London

240

9

89

2.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

2

1

3.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

3

4.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
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Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Mumbai
New York
5.Is a Top 50 World Festival host
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Every year the city is host to a festival included in the list of the top 50 World Festivals. A well-known festival shows a better cultural and entertainment agenda and attracts a bigger number of tourists. Source: Escapenormal.com, 2019.

Mumbai
New York
6.is/was a host city of the Grand Slam
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Mumbai
New York

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$

7.75$

116.5$

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, 2019.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

0.23$

2.75$

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.

Mumbai
New York
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, 2019.

Best

London

5

1

3

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.

For example

Nagoya

Mumbai
New York
2.number of billionaires
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Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2019.

Best

Moscow

82

23

39

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

Best

Wellington

9.5

3.1

7.1

4.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, 2019.

Best

New York

6.35

1.79

6.35

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

Mumbai
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