85points

Paris

76points

Vancouver

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49 facts in comparison

Paris vs Vancouver

Paris
Vancouver
85
points
Paris
76
points
Vancouver

How does Paris compare to Vancouver?

  • 1.7°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    16.2°Cvs14.5°C
  • 0.5°C higher average temperature
    ?

    12°Cvs11.5°C
  • 15 more universities
    ?

    20vs5
  • 1.63million more inhabitants
    ?

    2.23 millionvs0.6035 million
  • 78.26$ cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    1 194.8$vs1273.06$
  • 540.75$ higher average salary
    ?

    2 698.65$vs2157.9$
  • 3.3 years younger population
    ?

    38.6 yearsvs41.9 years
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
    ?

How does Vancouver compare to Paris?

  • 12.91$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    68.7$vs81.61$
  • 74.64% lower population density
    ?

    5249 people/km²vs20700 people/km²
  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • Has lake/s
    ?
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?
  • 14% lower VAT
    ?

    5%vs19%
  • 0.09$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
    ?

    2.03$vs2.12$
  • 1.7 lower level of corruption
    ?

    8.7vs7

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

5249 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

41.9 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

0.6 million

4.Facebook users
?

The percentage of Facebook users among a whole city population indicates how familiar are city’s inhabitants with web 2.0 and shows how popular the social media are. Source: Socialbakers, 2019.

Best

Accra

85.05%

37.5%

53.59%

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$

1 273.06$

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
Vancouver
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%

7.6%

4.average salary
?

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

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

2 698.65$

2 157.9$

5.VAT
?

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

Best

Nassau

0%

19%

5%

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

5

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

12°C

11.5°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

16.2°C

14.5°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

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

Paris
Vancouver
4.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Paris
Vancouver
5.has lake/s
?

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

Paris
Vancouver
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
Vancouver

Leisure

1.number of museums
?

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

Best

London

240

152

7

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 a site of pilgrimage for world religion
?

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

For example

Luang Prabang

Paris
Vancouver
5.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
Vancouver
6.is/was a host city of the Olympics
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Paris
Vancouver

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$

68.7$

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$

2.03$

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
Vancouver
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

1

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
Vancouver
2.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

8.7

3.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

2

4.number of international embassies
?

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2019.

Best

Brussels

200

186

0

5.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

1

6.research institutions and think tanks
?

A think tank (or policy institute) is an organization that conducts research and engages in advocacy in areas such as social policy, political strategy, economics, military, technology issues and in the creative and cultural field. The number of important think tanks can indicate innovativeness and competitiveness of a city. Source: Brookings, 2019.

Best

Moscow

112

8

1

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