82points

Toronto

76points

Vancouver

Toronto
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42 facts in comparison

Toronto vs Vancouver

Toronto
Vancouver
82
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Toronto
76
points
Vancouver

How does Toronto compare to Vancouver?

  • 17.43% lower population density
    ?

    4334 people/km²vs5249 people/km²
  • 1.3% lower unemployment rate
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    6.3%vs7.6%
  • 4.8million more inhabitants
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    5.4 millionvs0.6 million
  • 73.96$ cheaper cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    1 199.10$vs1273.06$
  • 417.02$ higher average salary
    ?

    2 574.92$vs2157.9$
  • 90.9$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
    ?

    185.9$ billion vs95$ billion
  • 5 years younger population
    ?

    36.9 yearsvs41.9 years
  • 2 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    3vs1

How does Vancouver compare to Toronto?

  • 2.6°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    14.5°Cvs11.9°C
  • 2.4°C higher average temperature
    ?

    11.5°Cvs9.1°C
  • 36.31$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    68.7$vs105.01$
  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?
  • 0.42$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
    ?

    2.03$vs2.45$
  • 8% lower VAT
    ?

    5%vs13%
  • 0.03$ cheaper price for a McMeal or Combo Meal at McDonald's
    ?

    6.65$vs6.68$

Demographics

1.population density
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Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but this becomes an issue if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

4334 people/km²

5249 people/km²

2.median age of population
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Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Niamey

15.2 years

36.9 years

41.9 years

3.population
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Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

5.4 million

0.6 million

4.Facebook users
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The percentage of Facebook users among a whole city population indicates how familiar are city’s inhabitants with web 2.0 and shows how popular the social media are. Source: Socialbakers, 2020.

Best

Accra

85.05%

53.59%

53.59%

Quality of living

1.cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
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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, 2020.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

1 199.10$

1 273.06$

2.has a public health care
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Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.

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Vancouver
3.average salary
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

2 574.92$

2 157.90$

4.gross domestic product (GDP)
?

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reflects the value and productivity of an economy. It measures the market value of all the final goods and services produced annually. To reflect the differences in the cost of living and inflation rates, we show the GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP). Sources: Wikipedia, CIA World Factbook, 2020.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

185.9$ billion

95$ billion

5.income inequalities
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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, 2020.

Best

Beijing

0.22

0.44

0.44

6.unemployment rate
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Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Port Louis

0%

6.3%

7.6%

Environment

1.average temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

9.1°C

11.5°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

11.9°C

14.5°C

3.has a seaside beach
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Toronto
Vancouver
4.has mountains nearby
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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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Toronto
Vancouver
5.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Toronto
Vancouver
6.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

6.2°C

8.4°C

Leisure

1.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2020.

Best

London

13

3

1

2.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
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It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

Luang Prabang

Toronto
Vancouver
3.is/was a host city of the Olympics
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Toronto
Vancouver
4.is/was a host city of the CSD
?

Christopher Street Day is an annual European LGBT celebration and demonstration held in various cities across Europe for the rights of LGBT people, and against discrimination and exclusion. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

Dresden

Toronto
Vancouver
5.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020

For example

Toulouse

Toronto
Vancouver
6.is/was a host city of the Grand Slam
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

For example

New York

Toronto
Vancouver

Transportation

1.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, 2020; city's public transport website, 2020.

Best

Baghdad

0$

105.01$

68.7$

2.Price of a 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, 2020.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

2.45$

2.03$

3.a bike sharing system
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Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Toronto
Vancouver
4.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, 2020.

Best

London

5

2

1

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

For example

Nagoya

Toronto
Vancouver
2.research institutions and think tanks
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A think tank (or policy institute) is an organization that conducts research and engages in advocacy in areas such as social policy, political strategy, economics, military, technology issues and in the creative and cultural field. The number of important think tanks can indicate innovativeness and competitiveness of a city. Source: Brookings, 2020.

Best

Moscow

112

4

1

3.number of billionaires
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Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2020.

Best

New York

103

27

2

4.has a stock exchange
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Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Toronto
Vancouver
5.is a capital city
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National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

San José, Costa Rica

Toronto
Vancouver
6.Gambling is legal within the city
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

Toronto
Vancouver

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