New YorkRome
Top 17%1,328 points
Top 17%
Top 19%1,284 points
Top 19%
vs
1.Population
2.Population density
3.Average temperature
4.Gross domestic product (GDP)
5.VAT
6.Rainy days
Key facts and figures
Population
Number of cities
LowMidHigh
Top 67%
10 cities
7.67 million - 9.58 million
NaN% of all citiesYes
No
8.50
million
2.70
million
Shanghai
23 million
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New York vs Rome: 52 facts in comparison

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
17.10°C
Mecca: 38.10°C
20.50°C

2. rainy days

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
121.90
Osaka: 1
79.40

3. number of universities

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
18
Tokyo: 185
11

4. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
12.70°C
Mecca: 31.30°C
15.60°C

5. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
New York
Rome
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.
10194 people/km²
Rovaniemi: 8.03 people/km²
21700 people/km²

7. unemployment rate

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
6.10%
Port Louis: 0%
12.90%

8. population

Cities with bigger population usually offer better employment and entertainment opportunities. Big cities attract business, are trade and cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
8.50 million
Shanghai: 23 million
2.70 million

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.
104$
Phuket city: 1$
58.80$

10. gross domestic product (GDP)

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
1280$ billion
New York: 1280$ billion
144$ billion

11. median age of population

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
35.50 years
Niamey: 15.2 years
43.80 years

12. 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.
3
London: 13
2

13. 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.
New York
Rome
30% have it

14. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
89
London: 240
56

15. number of billionaires

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2017.
39
Moscow: 82
1

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.
1
Kyoto: 17
2

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.
0.90%
Shanghai: 22.15%
0.88%

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.
0.47
Beijing: 0.22
0.33

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.
New York
Rome
49% have it

20. 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%
72.30%

21. 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.
8.80°C
Ulan Bator: -7.01°C
9.80°C

22. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
8.80%
Nassau: 0%
22%

23. 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.
3
London: 5
2

24. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
New York
Rome
55% have it

25. 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.
New York
Rome
79% have it

26. female population

There's an oversupply of female population which can be good for single men. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
52.51%
Riga: 55.60%
51.90%

27. male population

There's an oversupply of male population which can be good for single women. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
47.49%
Doha: 67%
48.10%

28. Global Cities Index

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, 2017.
6.35
New York: 6.35
2.36

29. level of corruption

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2017.
7.10
Wellington: 9.50
3.90

30. average salary

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
4617$
Zurich: 7730$
1971$

31. is a site of pilgrimage for world religion

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
New York
Rome
8% have it

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

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, 2017.
2880$
Sarajevo: 301$
1390$

33. lower cost of one 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, 2017.
2.75$
Tirana: 0.20$
2$

34. murder rate

Murder rate expresses number of murders per 100,000 inhabitants. Lower murder rate indicates safer city and better quality of living. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
6.40
Boston: 0.12
1.10

35. 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, 2017.
New York
Rome
9% have it

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