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Phoenix review: 49 facts and highlights

Phoenix
Phoenix
83
points

Why is Phoenix better than the average?

  • Average maximum temperature
    30.43°Cvs22.66°C
  • Average temperature
    23.92°Cvs17.99°C
  • Population density
    2790 people/km²vs3894.7 people/km²
  • Unemployment rate
    6.9%vs10.24%
  • Gross domestic product (GDP)
    191$ billion vs99.18$ billion
  • Sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
    2vs1.59
  • Median age of population
    31 yearsvs31.61 years
  • Number of museums
    23vs16.43

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

2790 people/km²

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, 2019.

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8.03 people/km²

2.median age of population

31 years

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

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Niamey

15.2 years

3.population

1.4 million

Populous cities usually offer better employment opportunities and many entertainment options. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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Shanghai

23 million

4.annual population growth

1.6%

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, 2019.

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Shanghai

22.15%

5.female population

48%

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

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Riga

55.6%

6.male population

52%

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

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Doha

67%

Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Phoenix

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2019.

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

954.68$

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.

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Thimphu

92.5$

3.income inequalities

0.45

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, 2019.

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Beijing

0.22

4.number of universities

8

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

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Tokyo

185

5.gross domestic product (GDP)

191$ billion

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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New York

1280$ billion

6.VAT

6.6%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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Nassau

0%

Environment

1.average temperature

23.92°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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Mecca

32°C

2.average maximum temperature

30.43°C

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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Mecca

38.2°C

3.has smoking ban in public places
Phoenix

Source: city's official website, 2019.

4.has mountains nearby
Phoenix

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.

5.has lake/s
Phoenix

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

6.average minimum temperature

17.41°C

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

0

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.

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Kyoto

17

2.number of cinemas

78

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

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Berlin

300

3.number of museums

23

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

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London

240

4.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)

2

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2019.

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London

13

Transportation

1.Tek kişilik ulaşım bileti

2$

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.

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Colombo

0.1$

2.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

64$

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.

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Baghdad

0$

3.number of airports

1

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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London

5

4.length of subway per 100,000 inhabitants

32km

The subway rate or number of kilometers of subway per number of inhabitants indicates how well developed the subway network is. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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Phoenix

32km

General info

1.number of international embassies

0

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

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Brussels

200

2.number of billionaires

2

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

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Moscow

82

3.level of corruption

7.1

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

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Wellington

9.5

4.has a stock exchange
Phoenix

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

5.number of corporate headquarters

1

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

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Tokyo

50

6.is a capital city
Phoenix

The status of a capital city indicates a great importance of a city for its country, especially for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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