86points

Karachi

97points

New York

Karachi
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42 facts in comparison

Karachi vs New York

Karachi
New York

How does Karachi compare to New York?

  • 14.4°C higher average maximum temperature
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    32.6°Cvs18.2°C
  • 13.1°C higher average temperature
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    27.3°Cvs14.2°C
  • 63.7% lower population density
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    3700 people/km²vs10194 people/km²
  • 120.96$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
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    9.04$vs130$
  • 2 887.47$ cheaper rent for a one-bedroom apartment
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    138.26$vs3025.73$
  • 19 more universities
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    37vs18
  • 8million more inhabitants
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    16.5 millionvs8.5 million
  • Has lake/s
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How does New York compare to Karachi?

  • 0.15% lower unemployment rate
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    4.3%vs4.45%
  • 6 081.96$ higher average salary
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    6 326.65$vs244.69$
  • 1116$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
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    1280$ billion vs164$ billion
  • Has a bike-sharing system
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  • 86 more museums
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    89vs3
  • 2 more big sports facilities (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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    3vs1
  • 11.7°C lower average minimum temperature
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    10.2°Cvs21.9°C
  • 7.2% lower VAT
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    8.8%vs16%

User reviews

Overall Rating

Karachi
7.0
3 User reviews
Karachi
7.0/10
3 User reviews
New York
6.5
2 User reviews
New York
6.5/10
2 User reviews

Features

Safety

7.3/10
3 votes
5.5/10
2 votes

Walkability

7.0/10
3 votes
7.5/10
2 votes

Job opportunities

7.3/10
3 votes
8.0/10
2 votes

Public transport

7.0/10
3 votes
6.0/10
2 votes

Food and drink

5.5/10
2 votes
5.5/10
2 votes

Comments

Shrey

Shrey

12 days ago

1 / 10

stinking

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Shrey

12 days ago

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Rabia

Rabia

18 days ago

10 / 10

Karachi - The Urdu Speaking

Rabia

Rabia

18 days ago

10 / 10

Karachi is also known as city of lights. Many citizens from all over Pakistan comes to Karachi to earn their livings. Karachi alone generates 72% revenue which is then helps other cities to grow and development.

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Roshan

21 days ago

10 / 10

10/10

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Demographics

1.population density

3700 people/km²

10194 people/km²

Population 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, 2021.
2.population

16.5 million

8.5 million

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, 2021.
The average population growth rate reflects the annual increase or decrease in population. Currently, the world’s population is growing at a rate of approximately 1.07% per year. The higher the growth, the more dynamic society feels. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; UNData, 2021.
The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; UNData, 2021.

Quality of living

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
2.has public health care
Karachi
New York
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2021.
The average rent of a single-bedroom apartment located in the city center. This indicates how much of your salary would be allocated to rent expenses, and the general cost of living of the city. Source: numbeo.com, 2021.
4.average salary

244.69$

6 326.65$

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
6.gross domestic product (GDP)

164$ billion

1280$ billion

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, 2021.
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, 2021.
8.VAT

16%

8.8%

The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The 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, 2021.

Environment

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
2.average temperature

27.3°C

14.2°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
3.has a seaside beach
Karachi
New York
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
4.has lake/s
Karachi
New York
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
5.has mountains nearby
Karachi
New York
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, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
8.has river/s
Karachi
New York
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Low level of air pollution has a good influence on people’s health and quality of living. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

Leisure

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2021.
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, 2021.
Every year the city is host to a festival included in the list of the top 50 World Festivals. A well-known festival shows a better cultural and entertainment agenda and attracts a bigger number of tourists. Source: Escapenormal.com, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Transportation

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's public transport website, 2021.
2.has a bike-sharing system
Karachi
New York
A bike-sharing system makes a city more eco-friendly, shows the city’s pro cycling attitude, and provides new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
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, 2021.
The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

General info

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, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2021.
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, 2021.
4.has a stock exchange
Karachi
New York
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The number of international organizations indicates the international importance of a city. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.

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