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Stockholm review: 62 facts and highlights

Stockholm
Stockholm
80
points

Why is Stockholm better than the average?

  • Number of universities
    16vs9.78
  • Unemployment rate
    3.5%vs10.24%
  • Gross domestic product (GDP)
    458$ billion vs99.18$ billion
  • Sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
    2vs1.59
  • UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
    2vs0.54
  • Number of museums
    100vs16.43
  • Average salary
    2626.97$vs1718.08$
  • Income inequalities
    0.24vs0.41

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

4600 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

39.8 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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Niamey

15.2 years

3.population

1.3 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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Shanghai

23 million

4.annual population growth

0.15%

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, 2019.

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Shanghai

22.15%

5.female population

51.5%

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

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Riga

55.6%

6.male population

48.5%

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

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Doha

67%

Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Stockholm

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

1294.49$

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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Thimphu

92.5$

3.income inequalities

0.24

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.

Best

Beijing

0.22

4.number of universities

16

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

Best

Tokyo

185

5.gross domestic product (GDP)

458$ billion

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

6.VAT

25%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Nassau

0%

Environment

1.average temperature

7.3°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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Mecca

32°C

2.average maximum temperature

11°C

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

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Mecca

38.2°C

3.has a seaside beach
Stockholm

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

4.has smoking ban in public places
Stockholm

Source: city's official website, 2019.

5.has lake/s
Stockholm

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

6.average minimum temperature

3.6°C

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

2

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, 2019.

Best

Kyoto

17

2.number of museums

100

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

Best

London

240

3.number of theaters

6

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

Best

Berlin

140

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

2

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2019.

Best

London

13

5.number of public WiFi spots

21

City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider access to Internet. Source: city's official website, 2019.

Best

St. Petersburg

696

6.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Stockholm

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Transportation

1.Tek kişilik ulaşım bileti

4.13$

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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Colombo

0.1$

2.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

91.8$

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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Baghdad

0$

3.a bike sharing system
Stockholm

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

4

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

London

5

5.Commuter Pain Index

26

The Commuter Pain Index is comprised of 10 issues: 1) commuting time, 2) time stuck in traffic, agreement that: 3) price of gas is already too high, 4) traffic has gotten worse, 5) start-­‐stop traffic is a problem, 6) driving causes stress, 7) driving causes anger, 8) traffic affects work, 9) traffic so bad driving stopped, and 10) decided not to make trip due to traffic. Source: IBM, 2019.

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Montreal

21

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Stockholm

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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

2. more sister cities

24

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.

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London

104

3. wider total surface of the city

188sq km

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

Best

Dubai City

4114sq km

4.number of international embassies

105

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2019.

Best

Brussels

200

5.number of billionaires

5

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2019.

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Moscow

82

6.Global Cities Index

2.43

The Global Cities Index is unique in that it measures global engagement of cities across five dimensions: business activity, human capital, information exchange, cultural experience and political engagement. Source: ATKearney, 2019.

Best

New York

6.35

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