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San Jose

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San Jose review: 39 facts and highlights

San Jose
San Jose
92
points

Why is San Jose better than the average?

  • Unemployment rate
    9.4%vs10.24%
  • Gross domestic product (GDP)
    147$ billion vs99.18$ billion
  • Average salary
    5414.69$vs1718.08$
  • Income inequalities
    0.38vs0.41
  • Average minimum temperature
    10.2°Cvs13.23°C
  • Female population
    54.6%vs50.91%
  • VAT
    8.25%vs14.99%
  • Maximum income tax
    10.3%vs32%

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

5400 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

35.2 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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15.2 years

3.population

0.98 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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23 million

4.female population

54.6%

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

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55.6%

5.male population

45.4%

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

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67%

Quality of living

1.has a public health care
San Jose

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

2454.16$

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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92.5$

3.income inequalities

0.38

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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0.22

4.number of universities

9

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

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185

5.gross domestic product (GDP)

147$ 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

8.25%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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0%

Environment

1.average temperature

16.1°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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32°C

2.average maximum temperature

22°C

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

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38.2°C

3.has a seaside beach
San Jose

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

4.has smoking ban in public places
San Jose

Source: city's official website, 2019.

5.has mountains nearby
San Jose

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.

6.has lake/s
San Jose

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

Leisure

1.number of cinemas

55

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

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Berlin

300

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

1

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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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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0.1$

2.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

70$

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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3.a bike sharing system
San Jose

Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

4.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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5

General info

1.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

2.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

3.Gambling is legal within the city
San Jose

Source: city's official website, 2019.

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