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Paris

80points

St. Petersburg

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Paris vs St. Petersburg

Paris
St. Petersburg

How does Paris compare to St. Petersburg?

  • 7.1°C higher average maximum temperature
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    16.2°Cvs9.1°C
  • 6.2°C higher average temperature
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    12°Cvs5.8°C
  • 1 850.65$ higher average salary
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    2 698.65$vs848$
  • Has a bike-sharing system
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  • 2.7 years younger population
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    38.6 yearsvs41.3 years
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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  • 6 more big sports facilities (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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    7vs1
  • 0.1 lower income inequalities
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    0.32vs0.42

How does St. Petersburg compare to Paris?

  • 50.61$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
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    31$vs81.61$
  • 80.68% lower population density
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    4000 people/km²vs20700 people/km²
  • 6.5% lower unemployment rate
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    1.1%vs7.6%
  • Has a seaside beach
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  • 76 more universities
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    96vs20
  • 3.07million more inhabitants
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    5.3 millionvs2.23 million
  • Has lake/s
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  • 69 more museums
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    221vs152

Demographics

1.population density

20700 people/km²

4000 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
2.population

2.23 million

5.3 million

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, 2021.
3.median age of population

38.6 years

41.3 years

Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
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, 2021.
The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; UNData, 2021.
The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; UNData, 2021.

Quality of living

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
2.has public health care
Paris
St. Petersburg
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2021.
Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
4.average salary

2 698.65$

848$

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
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, 2021.
6.VAT

19%

20%

The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The Big Mac Index is published by The Economist as an informal way of measuring the purchasing power parity (PPP) between two currencies. The Big Mac PPP exchange rate between two countries is obtained by dividing the price of a Big Mac in one country (in its currency) by the price of a Big Mac in another country (in its currency). Source: Economist, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

Environment

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
3.has a seaside beach
Paris
St. Petersburg
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
4.has lake/s
Paris
St. Petersburg
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
7.has river/s
Paris
St. Petersburg
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Leisure

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2021.
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, 2021.
It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
5.Is a Top 50 World Festival host
Paris
St. Petersburg
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, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021
7.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Paris
St. Petersburg
Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
8.is/was a host city of the CSD
Paris
St. Petersburg
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, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Transportation

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's public transport website, 2021.
2.has a bike-sharing system
Paris
St. Petersburg
A bike-sharing system makes a city more eco-friendly, shows the city’s pro cycling attitude, and provides new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

General info

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, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2021.
3.has a stock exchange
Paris
St. Petersburg
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
4.is a capital city
Paris
St. Petersburg
National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
5.Gambling is legal within the city
Paris
St. Petersburg
Source: city's official website, 2021.

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