85points

Paris

78points

San Francisco

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53 facts in comparison

Paris vs San Francisco

Paris
San Francisco
85
points
Paris
78
points
San Francisco

How does Paris compare to San Francisco?

  • 0.2% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    7.6%vs7.8%
  • 1.43million more inhabitants
    ?

    2.23 millionvs0.8 million
  • 2 097.62$ cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    1 194.8$vs3292.42$
  • Has a public health care
    ?
  • A bike sharing system
    ?
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
    ?
  • 104 more museums
    ?

    152vs48
  • 6 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    7vs1

How does San Francisco compare to Paris?

  • 2.2°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    18.4°Cvs16.2°C
  • 2.57°C higher average temperature
    ?

    14.57°Cvs12°C
  • 8.61$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    73$vs81.61$
  • 67.96% lower population density
    ?

    6633 people/km²vs20700 people/km²
  • 5 more universities
    ?

    25vs20
  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • Has lake/s
    ?
  • 2 118.81$ higher average salary
    ?

    4 817.46$vs2698.65$

Demographics

1.population density
?

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

20700 people/km²

6633 people/km²

2.median age of population
?

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

38.6 years

38.5 years

3.population
?

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

Mumbai

24.4 million

2.23 million

0.8 million

4.annual population growth rate
?

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%

1.08%

0.9%

5.female population
?

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; UNData, 2019.

Best

Riga

55.6%

51.1%

49.3%

6.male population
?

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; UNData, 2019.

Best

Doha

67%

48.9%

50.73%

Quality of living

1. 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, 2019.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

1 194.8$

3 292.42$

2.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, 2019.

Paris
San Francisco
3.unemployment rate
?

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Port Louis

0%

7.6%

7.8%

4.average salary
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

2 698.65$

4 817.46$

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

Best

Nassau

0%

19%

10%

6.number of universities
?

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Tokyo

185

20

25

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

12°C

14.57°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

16.2°C

18.4°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Paris
San Francisco
4.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Paris
San Francisco
5.has lake/s
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Paris
San Francisco
6.has mountains nearby
?

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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Paris
San Francisco

Leisure

1.number of museums
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

London

240

152

48

2.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, 2019.

Best

Kyoto

17

1

0

3.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
?

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

7

1

4.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, 2019.

Paris
San Francisco
5.is/was a host city of the Olympics
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Paris
San Francisco
6. higher number of top football clubs
?

Having a well-known football team playing in a country’s first division shows a big interest by the city in sport and attracts visitors to events such as big matches.

Best

Valletta

10.8

1

1

Transportation

1.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, 2019; city's public transport website, 2019.

Best

Baghdad

0$

81.61$

73$

2.Price of a 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, 2019.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

2.12$

2.25$

3.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, 2019.

Paris
San Francisco
4.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, 2019.

Best

London

5

3

2

General info

1.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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Paris
San Francisco
2.total surface
?

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

105.4 km²

600 km²

3.level of corruption
?

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

Best

Wellington

9.5

7

7.1

4.number of billionaires
?

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2019.

Best

New York

103

15

18

5.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, 2019.

Best

New York

6.35

5.48

2.89

6.number of corporate headquarters
?

The presence of corporate headquarters shows global economic significance and can offer employment opportunities. Source: CNNMoney, 2019.

Best

Tokyo

50

19

2

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