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Reykjavik

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Reykjavik review: 45 facts and highlights

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Reykjavik

How does Reykjavik compare to the average?

  • Population density
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    436 people/km²vs3887.46 people/km²
  • Unemployment rate
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    3.9%vs10.24%
  • Average salary
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    2 938.08$vs1 710.59$
  • Average minimum temperature
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    2.8°Cvs13.22°C
  • Income inequalities
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    0.28vs0.41
  • Annual population growth rate
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    2.1%vs2.05%
  • Number of airports
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    2vs1.24

Demographics

1.population density
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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.

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Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

436 people/km²

2.population
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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.

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Mumbai

24.4 million

0.12 million

3.annual population growth rate
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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.

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Shanghai

22.15%

2.1%

Quality of living

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

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Thimphu

92.5$

1 739.62$

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.

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

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Zurich

5 827.24$

2 938.08$

4.gross domestic product (GDP)
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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.

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New York

1280$ billion

0.52$ billion

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%

3.9%

6.income inequalities
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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

0.28

Environment

1.average temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

5.3°C

2.average maximum temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

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Mecca

38.2°C

7.8°C

3.has a seaside beach
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Reykjavik
4.has mountains nearby
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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.

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5.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

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6.average minimum temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

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Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

2.8°C

Leisure

1.number of public Wi-Fi spots
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City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider internet access. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Best

St. Petersburg

696

20

2.number of museums
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

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London

240

4

3.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

0

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

0

5. higher number of top football clubs
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Having a well-known football team playing in a country’s first division shows a big interest by the city in sport and attracts visitors to events such as big matches.

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Valletta

10.8

0

6.is/was a host city of the CSD
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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.

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Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket
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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$

116.99$

2.Price of a single transportation ticket
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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.

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Colombo

0.1$

4.38$

3.number of airports
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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

2

General info

1.total surface
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It can be nice to live in big cities or countries, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.

Best

Dubai City

4 114 km²

274 km²

2.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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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.

Reykjavik
3.number of international embassies
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The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2020.

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Brussels

200

13

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

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New York

103

0

5. more sister cities
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Sister cities or twin towns are a form of law agreement made between towns, cities or regions in politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties. It might mean more possibilities outside your city, a greater multiculturalism and a wider range of options.

Best

London

104

17

6.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.

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