97points

New York

100points

Tokyo

New York
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New York vs Tokyo

New York
Tokyo

How does New York compare to Tokyo?

  • 0.3% lower unemployment rate
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    4.3%vs4.6%
  • 2 604.20$ higher average salary
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    6 326.65$vs3722.45$
  • 369.1$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
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    1280$ billion vs910.9$ billion
  • 9.2 years younger population
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    35.5 yearsvs44.7 years
  • 2.4°C lower average minimum temperature
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    10.2°Cvs12.6°C
  • 1 more landmarks from UNESCO World Heritage list
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    1vs0
  • 0.13% higher population growth rate
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    0.9%vs0.77%
  • 1 more airports
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    3vs2

How does Tokyo compare to New York?

  • 2.2°C higher average maximum temperature
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    20.4°Cvs18.2°C
  • 2.3°C higher average temperature
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    16.5°Cvs14.2°C
  • 41.14% lower population density
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    6000 people/km²vs10194 people/km²
  • 32.05$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
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    97.95$vs130$
  • 1 681.56$ cheaper rent for a one-bedroom apartment
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    1 344.17$vs3025.73$
  • 167 more universities
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    185vs18
  • 4.68million more inhabitants
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    13.18 millionvs8.5 million
  • Has lake/s
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User reviews

Overall Rating

New York
7.7
3 User reviews
New York
7.7/10
3 User reviews
Tokyo
7.5
2 User reviews
Tokyo
7.5/10
2 User reviews

Features

Safety

7.0/10
3 votes
9.5/10
2 votes

Walkability

8.3/10
3 votes
8.0/10
2 votes

Job opportunities

8.7/10
3 votes
7.0/10
1 votes

Public transport

7.0/10
3 votes
6.0/10
2 votes

Food and drink

7.0/10
3 votes
8.0/10
2 votes

Comments

Fabio

Fabio

5 days ago

9 / 10

Exciting city with lots of life

Fabio

Fabio

5 days ago

9 / 10

There's lots of things to do there, free events, concerts, museums... Hot and humid in the summer and can be very cold in the winter

Pros

  • Good metro
  • Food selection

Cons

  • Winter can be hard
  • Expensive
  • Noisy
  • A bit dirty
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Alice

Alice

21 days ago

10 / 10

Лучший город на Земле.

Alice

Alice

21 days ago

10 / 10

Pros

  • Архитектура
  • Еда и развлечения
  • Театры
  • Уровень жизни
  • Нет коррупции
  • Огромный выбор высокотехнологичных вакансий
  • Люди!

Cons

  • Иммигранты из СССР и РФ.
0 users found this helpful
Brigitte

Brigitte

1 month ago

4 / 10

c' est une ville dangereuse et c'est assez moche

Brigitte

Brigitte

1 month ago

4 / 10

Pros

  • emplois

Cons

  • dangerosite
  • beaute
  • restauration
1 users found this helpful

Demographics

1.population density

10194 people/km²

6000 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

8.5 million

13.18 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.
3.median age of population

35.5 years

44.7 years

Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. 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
New York
Tokyo
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

6 326.65$

3 722.45$

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)

1280$ billion

910.9$ 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

8.8%

5%

The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The prices of highly demanded consumer goods can help estimate the average cost of groceries and the overall cost of living in the city. A lower average price for one liter of milk may indicate that the city is less expensive compared to other cities. Source: numbeo.com, 2021.

Environment

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

14.2°C

16.5°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
3.has a seaside beach
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Tokyo
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
4.has lake/s
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Tokyo
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
5.has mountains nearby
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Tokyo
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.
Humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air. High relative humidity reduces the effectiveness of sweating in cooling the body by reducing the rate of evaporation of moisture from the skin. In general, higher humidity makes climate harder to stand for people. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
9.has river/s
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Tokyo
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Leisure

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.
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
New York
Tokyo
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
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Tokyo
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
5.is a capital city
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Tokyo
National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.

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