95points

New York

70points

Washington, D.C.

New York
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New York vs Washington, D.C.

New York
Washington, D.C.
95
points
New York
70
points
Washington, D.C.

How does New York compare to Washington, D.C.?

  • 113.5$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    116.5$vs230$
  • 1.8% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    4.3%vs6.1%
  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • 7.88million more inhabitants
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    8.5 millionvs0.62 million
  • 215.9$ higher average salary
    ?

    4 370.90$vs4155$
  • Has a public health care
    ?
  • 1176.7$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
    ?

    1280$ billion vs103.3$ billion
  • 16 more museums
    ?

    89vs73

How does Washington, D.C. compare to New York?

  • 2.2°C higher average maximum temperature
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    19.3°Cvs17.1°C
  • 61.88% lower population density
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    3886 people/km²vs10194 people/km²
  • 6 more universities
    ?

    24vs18
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?
  • 1.6 years younger population
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    33.9 yearsvs35.5 years
  • 1 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
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    4vs3
  • 1.8% higher population growth rate
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    2.7%vs0.9%
  • 0.19% higher proportion of women
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    52.7%vs52.51%

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

10194 people/km²

3886 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

35.5 years

33.9 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

8.5 million

0.62 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%

0.9%

2.7%

5.female population
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The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

Best

Riga

55.6%

52.51%

52.7%

6.male population
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The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

Best

Doha

67%

47.49%

47.3%

Quality of living

1.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.

New York
Washington, D.C.
2.average salary
?

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

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

4 370.90$

4 155.00$

3.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

1280$ billion

103.3$ billion

4.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%

4.3%

6.1%

5.VAT
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The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Nassau

0%

8.8%

10%

6.number of universities
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Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Tokyo

185

18

24

Environment

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

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

17.1°C

19.3°C

2.has a seaside beach
?

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

New York
Washington, D.C.
3.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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

New York
Washington, D.C.
4.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

8.8°C

9.8°C

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

New York
Washington, D.C.
6.has smoking ban in public places
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

New York
Washington, D.C.

Leisure

1.number of museums
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

London

240

89

73

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, 2020.

Best

Kyoto

17

1

0

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, 2020.

Best

London

13

3

4

4.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, 2020.

New York
Washington, D.C.
5.is/was a host city of the Grand Slam
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

New York
Washington, D.C.

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$

116.5$

230$

2.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.

New York
Washington, D.C.
3.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

3

4.average commuting time
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Cities with shorter average commuting time have usually better organized public transportation system which allows citizens to waste less time in a traffic. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Luxembourg

17 minutes

45.5 minutes

33.9 minutes

General info

1.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

6.35

3.2

2.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

103

3

3.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, 2020.

New York
Washington, D.C.
4.is a capital city
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National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

New York
Washington, D.C.
5.number of international organizations' headquarters
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The number of international organizations indicates the international importance of a city. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Geneva

53

4

8

6.Gambling is legal within the city
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

New York
Washington, D.C.

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