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Zagreb review: 52 facts and highlights

Zagreb
Zagreb

Why is Zagreb better than the average?

  • Population density
    1200 people/km²vs3894.7 people/km²
  • Sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
    2vs1.59
  • cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    418$vs815.65$
  • Number of museums
    21vs16.43
  • Income inequalities
    0.27vs0.41
  • Average minimum temperature
    5.4°Cvs13.23°C
  • Female population
    52%vs50.91%
  • Maximum income tax
    0.2%vs32%

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Demographics

1.median age of population

41.4 years

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.

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15.2 years

2.population density

1200 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, 2018.

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8.03 people/km²

3.population

0.79 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, 2018.

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23 million

4.annual population growth

-0.09%

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, 2018.

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22.15%

5.female population

52%

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.

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55.6%

6.male population

48%

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.

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Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Zagreb

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2018.

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

418$

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, 2018.

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92.5$

3.income inequalities

0.27

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, 2018.

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4.number of universities

9

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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185

5.VAT

25%

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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0%

6. lower average price of a litre of milk

1.08$

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, 2018.

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0.49$

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Environment

1.average temperature

10.6°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.

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32°C

2.average maximum temperature

15.7°C

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.

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3.has a seaside beach
Zagreb

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

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4.has smoking ban in public places
Zagreb

Source: city's official website, 2018.

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5.has mountains nearby
Zagreb

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, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

6.has lake/s
Zagreb

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

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Leisure

1.number of museums

21

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

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240

2.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, 2018.

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17

3.number of public WiFi spots

36

City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider access to Internet. Source: city's official website, 2018.

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4.number of theaters

17

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

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5.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, 2018.

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13

6.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
Zagreb

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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Transportation

1.Tek kişilik ulaşım bileti

2.1$

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, 2018.

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0.1$

2.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

60$

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's public transport website, 2018.

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3.a bike sharing system
Zagreb

Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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4.number of airports

1

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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5

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General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Zagreb

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, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

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2. more sister cities

18

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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3. wider total surface of the city

641sq km

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

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4114sq km

4.number of international embassies

51

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2018.

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200

5.number of billionaires

0

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2018.

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6.has a stock exchange
Zagreb

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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