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San Francisco
Luxembourg
Helsinki
Munich
Hamburg
International populationMore people from abroad residing in the city provides a multicultural environment and may show how attractive it is for foreigners.
International populationMore people from abroad residing in the city provides a multicultural environment and may show how attractive it is for foreigners.23%
49.9%
13.6%
34%
24.8%
35.7%
38.1%
15.7%
28.5%
19.4%
Quality of livingThe annual survey ranks 221 cities using 39 criteria. Important criteria are safety, education, hygiene, healthcare, culture, environment, recreation, political-economic stability and public transport. Source: Mercer, 2022.
Quality of livingThe annual survey ranks 221 cities using 39 criteria. Important criteria are safety, education, hygiene, healthcare, culture, environment, recreation, political-economic stability and public transport. Source: Mercer, 2022.25#
16#
13#
21#
7#
34#
18#
31#
3#
19#
Average salarySource: Wikipedia, 2022; city's official stats, 2022.
Average salarySource: Wikipedia, 2022; city's official stats, 2022.4 127.52$
3 797.36$
3 387.42$
2 712.50$
3 714.99$
8 009.98$
4 514.02$
2 895.65$
3 590.22$
3 423.12$
Average temperatureSource: Wikipedia, 2022; WMO, 2022.
Average temperatureSource: Wikipedia, 2022; WMO, 2022.29.3°C
9.4°C
10.7°C
7.7°C
11.3°C
15.6°C
10°C
6.3°C
9.3°C
9.7°C
Cost of the monthly public transport ticketCost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2022; city's public transport website, 2022.
Cost of the monthly public transport ticketCost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2022; city's public transport website, 2022.89.32$
122.90$
95.47$
70.90$
104.34$
81.00$
0$
68.20$
67.17$
103.54$
Average cost of livingLower average cost of living indicates that factors such as consumer prices, bills cost or renting and housing prices are more available for citizens. Source: expatistan.com, 2022.
Average cost of livingLower average cost of living indicates that factors such as consumer prices, bills cost or renting and housing prices are more available for citizens. Source: expatistan.com, 2022.83.80$
72.96$
68.82$
69.83$
71.49$
93.12$
83.56$
76.20$
76.75$
72.11$
Population densityPopulation density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2022.
Population densityPopulation density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2022.7804 people/km²
4334 people/km²
3900 people/km²
4517 people/km²
2667 people/km²
6633 people/km²
1800 people/km²
1000 people/km²
4400 people/km²
2300 people/km²
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