New YorkToronto
Top 17%1,323 points
Top 17%
Top 28%1,138 points
Top 28%
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7.67 million - 9.58 million
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population
population density
average temperature
gross domestic product (GDP)
VAT
rainy days
8.50
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2.62
million
Shanghai
23 million
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New York vs Toronto: 46 facts in comparison

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
17.10°C
Mecca: 38.10°C
11.90°C

2. rainy days

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
121.90
Osaka: 1
113

3. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
12.70°C
Mecca: 31.30°C
9.10°C

4. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
New York
Toronto
44% have it

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, 2017.
10194 people/km²
Rovaniemi: 8.03 people/km²
4150 people/km²

6. unemployment rate

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
6.10%
Port Louis: 0%
9.90%

7. population

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, 2017.
8.50 million
Shanghai: 23 million
2.62 million

8. cost of the monthly public transport ticket

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's public transport website, 2017.
104$
Phuket city: 1$
150$

9. gross domestic product (GDP)

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
1280$ billion
New York: 1280$ billion
270$ billion

10. median age of population

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
35.50 years
Niamey: 15.2 years
36.90 years

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

With more large sport facilities (20,000 seats +), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2017.
3
London: 13
3

12. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
New York
Toronto
57% have it

13. 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, 2017.
New York
Toronto
30% have it

14. number of billionaires

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2017.
39
Moscow: 82
5

15. 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, 2017.
1
Kyoto: 17
0

16. 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, 2017.
0.47
Beijing: 0.22
0.44

17. average minimum temperature

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
8.80°C
Ulan Bator: -7.01°C
6.20°C

18. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
8.80%
Nassau: 0%
13%

19. 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, 2017.
3
London: 5
3

20. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
New York
Toronto
55% have it

21. 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, 2017.
New York
Toronto
79% have it

22. female population

There's an oversupply of female population which can be good for single men. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
52.51%
Riga: 55.60%
52%

23. male population

There's an oversupply of male population which can be good for single women. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
47.49%
Doha: 67%
48%

24. 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, 2017.
6.35
New York: 6.35
2.92

25. level of corruption

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2017.
7.10
Wellington: 9.50
8.70

26. average salary

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
4617$
Zurich: 7730$
3143$

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

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, 2017.
2880$
Sarajevo: 301$
1344$

28. lower cost of one single transportation ticket

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, 2017.
2.75$
Tirana: 0.20$
2.70$

29. murder rate

Murder rate expresses number of murders per 100,000 inhabitants. Lower murder rate indicates safer city and better quality of living. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
6.40
Boston: 0.12
3.30

30. more sister cities

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.
11
London: 104
11

31. lower average price of a litre of milk

This can help estimate the average cost of groceries and the overall cost of living of the city. An average cheaper litre of milk may mean that the city is less expensive to live in. Source: numbeo.com, 2017.
1.08$
Lisbon: 0.83$
1.70$

32. wider total surface of the city

It can be nice to live in big cities, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.
1214sq km
Dubai City: 4114sq km
630sq km

33. Gambling is legal within the city

Source: city's official website, 2017.
New York
Toronto
69% have it

34. has river/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
New York
Toronto
75% have it

35. has a stock exchange

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
New York
Toronto
57% have it

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