Reykjavik
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Key facts and figures

Reykjavik review: 46 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
7.8°C
Mecca: 38.2°C

2. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
5.3°C
Mecca: 32°C

3. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Reykjavik
44% have it

4. number of universities

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
4
Tokyo: 185

5. population density

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, 2018.
436 people/km²
Rovaniemi: 8.03 people/km²

6. 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, 2018; city's public transport website, 2018.
116.99$
Baghdad: 0$

7. population

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, 2018.
0.12 million
Shanghai: 23 million

8. unemployment rate

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
3.9%
Port Louis: 0%

9. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Reykjavik
58% have it

10. 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, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Reykjavik
52% have it

11. gross domestic product (GDP)

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
0.52$ billion
New York: 1280$ billion

12. 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, 2018.
0
London: 13

13. 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, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Reykjavik
49% have it

14. 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, 2018.
0
Kyoto: 17

15. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
4
London: 240

16. 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, 2018.
0.28
Beijing: 0.22

17. 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, 2018.
1739.62$
Thimphu: 92.5$

18. annual population growth

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, 2018.
2.1%
Shanghai: 22.15%

19. number of billionaires

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2018.
0
Moscow: 82

20. average minimum temperature

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
2.8°C
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C

21. lower cost of one 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, 2018.
4.38$
Colombo: 0.1$

22. 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, 2018.
2
London: 5

23. average salary

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
2938.08$
Zurich: 5827.24$

24. 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, 2018.
Reykjavik
79% have it

25. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Reykjavik
55% have it

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