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Tokyo review: 44 facts and highlights

Tokyo
Tokyo
100
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Why is Tokyo better than the average?

  • Number of universities
    185vs9.78
  • Unemployment rate
    4.6%vs10.22%
  • Population
    13.18 millionvs1.53 million
  • Gross domestic product (GDP)
    910.9$ billion vs99.64$ billion
  • Sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
    5vs1.59
  • Average salary
    2895.2$vs1718.08$
  • Income inequalities
    0.25vs0.41
  • Average minimum temperature
    12.9°Cvs13.23°C

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

6000 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.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

2.median age of population

44.7 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.

Best

Niamey

15.2 years

3.population

13.18 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.

Best

Shanghai

23 million

4.annual population growth

0.77%

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.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

5.female population

52%

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

Best

Riga

55.6%

6.male population

48%

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

Best

Doha

67%

Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Tokyo

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

1162.14$

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.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

3.income inequalities

0.25

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

185

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

Best

Tokyo

185

5.VAT

5%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Nassau

0%

6.gross domestic product (GDP)

910.9$ billion

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

Best

New York

1280$ billion

Environment

1.average temperature

16.4°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

2.average maximum temperature

19.9°C

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

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

3.has a seaside beach
Tokyo

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

4.humidity rate

61.9%

Humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air. High relative humidity reduces the effectiveness of sweating in cooling the body by reducing the rate of evaporation of moisture from the skin. In general, higher humidity makes climate harder to stand for people. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Riyadh

28%

5.has lake/s
Tokyo

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

6.average minimum temperature

12.9°C

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

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

0

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.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)

5

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

3.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Tokyo

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

4.is/was a host city of the Grand Slam
Tokyo

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

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

89.03$

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.

Best

Baghdad

0$

2.Tek kişilik ulaşım bileti

1.64$

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.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

3.a bike sharing system
Tokyo

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

2

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

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Tokyo

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.number of billionaires

11

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

Best

Moscow

82

3.level of corruption

8

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2019.

Best

Wellington

9.5

4.Global Cities Index

4.99

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

5.has a stock exchange
Tokyo

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

6.number of corporate headquarters

50

The presence of corporate headquarters shows global economic significance and can offer employment opportunities. Source: CNNMoney, 2019.

Best

Tokyo

50

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