Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
The best in this category
2. rainy days
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
3. number of universities
Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
4. average temperature
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
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, 2016.
Rovaniemi: 8.03 people/km²
6. unemployment rate
Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official stats, 2016.
Cities with bigger population usually offer better employment and entertainment opportunities. Big cities attract business, are trade and cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
Shanghai: 23 million
8. gross domestic product (GDP)
The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
New York: 1280$ billion
9. has lake/s
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official website, 2016.
56% have it
10. median age of population
Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official stats, 2016.
With more large sport facilities (20,000 seats +), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2016.
12. a bike sharing system
Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
27% have it
13. Big Mac Index
The Big Mac Index is published by The Economist as an informal way of measuring the purchasing power parity (PPP) between two currencies. The Big Mac PPP exchange rate between two countries is obtained by dividing the price of a Big Mac in one country (in its currency) by the price of a Big Mac in another country (in its currency). Source: Economist, 2016.
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, 2016.
15. number of billionaires
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2016.
16. 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, 2016.
17. 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, 2016; city's official website, 2016.
47% have it
18. 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, 2016.
19. humidity rate
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, 2016; WMO, 2016.
20. average minimum temperature
It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
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, 2016.
23. 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, 2016.
81% have it
24. female population
There's an oversupply of female population which can be good for single men. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official stats, 2016.
25. Global Cities Index
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, 2016.
New York: 6.35
26. male population
There's an oversupply of male population which can be good for single women. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official stats, 2016.
27. level of corruption
Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2016.
28. number of corporate headquarters
The presence of corporate headquarters shows global economic significance and can offer employment opportunities. Source: CNNMoney, 2016.
29. is a capital city
The status of a capital city indicates a great importance of a city for its country, especially for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.