81points

Prague

80points

Riga

Prague
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44 facts in comparison

Prague vs Riga

Prague
Riga
81
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Prague
80
points
Riga

How does Prague compare to Riga?

  • 1.7°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    13°Cvs11.3°C
  • 0.2°C higher average temperature
    ?

    8.4°Cvs8.2°C
  • 33.7$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    22.2$vs55.9$
  • 9.9% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    3%vs12.9%
  • 3 more universities
    ?

    14vs11
  • 0.63million more inhabitants
    ?

    1.32 millionvs0.69 million
  • 323.25$ higher average salary
    ?

    1 021.43$vs698.18$
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?

How does Riga compare to Prague?

  • 8% lower population density
    ?

    2300 people/km²vs2500 people/km²
  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • 197.49$ cheaper cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    406.32$vs603.81$
  • Has smoking ban in public places
    ?
  • 1.07$ cheaper Big Macs (Big Mac Index)
    ?

    3$vs4.07$
  • 4.6% higher proportion of women
    ?

    55.6%vs51%
  • 5% lower minimum income tax
    ?

    10%vs15%

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, 2020.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

2500 people/km²

2300 people/km²

2.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 centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

1.32 million

0.69 million

3.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, 2020.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

0.52%

-0.43%

4.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%

51%

55.6%

5.male population
?

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

Best

Doha

67%

49%

44.4%

6.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, 2020.

Best

Accra

85.05%

37.5%

21.7%

Quality of living

1.cost of a 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, 2020.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

603.81$

406.32$

2.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.

Prague
Riga
3.average salary
?

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

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

1 021.43$

698.18$

4.income inequalities
?

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, 2020.

Best

Beijing

0.22

0.25

0.35

5.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%

3%

12.9%

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

Best

Nassau

0%

20%

21%

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

8.4°C

8.2°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

13°C

11.3°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

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

Prague
Riga
4.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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Prague
Riga
5.has lake/s
?

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

Prague
Riga
6.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

4.3°C

5°C

Leisure

1.number of public Wi-Fi spots
?

City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider internet access. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Best

St. Petersburg

696

210

2

2.number of theaters
?

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

Best

Berlin

140

23

7

3.number of museums
?

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

Best

London

240

27

14

4.number of cinemas
?

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

Best

Berlin

300

20

5

5.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

1

6.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, 2020.

Best

London

13

3

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, 2020; city's public transport website, 2020.

Best

Baghdad

0$

22.2$

55.9$

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, 2020.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

0.97$

1.34$

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, 2020.

Prague
Riga
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, 2020.

Best

London

5

1

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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

For example

Nagoya

Prague
Riga
2.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, 2020.

Best

Brussels

200

78

33

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.

Prague
Riga
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.

Prague
Riga
5.Gambling is legal within the city
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

Prague
Riga

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