Nairobi
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Key facts and figures

Nairobi: 47 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.

2. rainy days

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.

3. number of universities

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

4. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.

5. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Nairobi
44% have it

6. 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.

7. unemployment rate

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

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. gross domestic product (GDP)

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.

11. 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.

12. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Nairobi
57% have it

13. number of museums

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

14. has mountains nearby

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

15. number of billionaires

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2017.

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.

17. 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.

18. income inequalities

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, 2017.

19. 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.
Nairobi
49% have it

20. 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.

21. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.

22. 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.

23. Didn't have a major natural disaster (tornado, earthquake, flood) during last 100 years

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
Nairobi
28% 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.
Nairobi
79% have it

25. average salary

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.

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