78points

Quito

Quito
vs

Quito review: 40 facts and highlights

Quito
78
points
Quito

How does Quito compare to the average?

  • Cost of the monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    15$vs49.36$
  • Population density
    ?

    690 people/km²vs3887.46 people/km²
  • Unemployment rate
    ?

    5.2%vs10.24%
  • Number of universities
    ?

    11vs9.87
  • Population
    ?

    2.24 millionvs1.53 million
  • Median age of population
    ?

    26 yearsvs31.61 years
  • Average minimum temperature
    ?

    11.7°Cvs13.22°C
  • UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
    ?

    1vs0.56

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

690 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, 2020.

Best

Niamey

15.2 years

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

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

2.24 million

4.female population
?

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

Best

Riga

55.6%

50.5%

5.male population
?

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

Best

Doha

67%

49.5%

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%

33.36%

Quality of living

1.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, 2020.

Quito
2.gross domestic product (GDP)
?

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reflects the value and productivity of an economy. It measures the market value of all the final goods and services produced annually. To reflect the differences in the cost of living and inflation rates, we show the GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP). Sources: Wikipedia, CIA World Factbook, 2020.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

14.7$ billion

3.unemployment rate
?

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Port Louis

0%

5.2%

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

0.49

5.number of universities
?

Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Tokyo

185

11

6.VAT
?

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

Best

Nassau

0%

12%

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

16.3°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

20.9°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

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

For example

San Jose, CA, United States

Quito
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.

Quito
5.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

11.7°C

6.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2020.

For example

San Jose, CA, United States

Quito

Leisure

1.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, 2020.

Best

Kyoto

17

1

2.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, 2020.

For example

Dresden

Quito
3.is/was a host city of the Olympics
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

Turin

Quito
4.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020

For example

Toulouse

Quito
5.is/was a host city of the Grand Slam
?

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

For example

New York

Quito

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$

15$

2.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.

Quito
3.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

4.length of subway per 100,000 inhabitants
?

The subway rate or number of kilometers of subway per number of inhabitants indicates how well developed the subway network is. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Phoenix

32km

0km

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.

Quito
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

34

3.number of billionaires
?

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2020.

Best

New York

103

0

4.has a stock exchange
?

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Quito
5.is a capital city
?

National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Quito
6.number of international organizations' headquarters
?

The number of international organizations indicates the international importance of a city. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Geneva

53

0

Which are the best cities?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.