Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Quality of life in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, features a very safe living environment. According to our city rankings, this is a good place to live with high ratings in housing, cost of living and business freedom.

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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

9
53/263
Details
Large apartment$663.48
Medium apartment$583.22
Rent index [score]0.90
Small apartment$502.96

Cost of Living

8
57/261
Details
5km taxi ride$0.68
A Cappuccino$1.50
A beer$0.71
A kilogram of Apples$1.80
Bread$0.61
Inflation [score]0.79
Lunch$9.80
Monthly fitness club membership$40.00
Monthly public transport$37.00
Movie ticket$6.20
Price of a meal at a restaurant$50.15

Startups

2
249/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.10
Coworking spaces [score]0.48
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co3
Meetups [score]0.13
Meetups groups13
Meetups members2521
Number of startup events in the last 12 months6
Number of upcoming meetup events1
Startup climate scene [score]0.12
Startups [score]0.26
Total number of startups43

Venture Capital

N/A
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Travel Connectivity

4
83/260
Details
Airport hub79
Airport hub [score]0.39
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.47

Commute

5
146/260
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Traffic handling [score]0.72

Business Freedom

7
166/259
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Business freedom76.00
Business freedom [score]0.68
Freedom from corruption60.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.59
Lack of labor restrictions51.70
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.31
Time to open a business13.00
Time to open a business [score]0.86

Safety

9
23/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.87
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year1
Guns per 100 residents10
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.99
Lack of guns [score]0.95
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.97

Healthcare

9
1/260
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Healthcare expenditure [score]0.85
Healthcare quality [score]0.95
Life expectancy (years)82.83
Life expectancy [score]0.97

Education

4
176/230
Details
Country mean scores in PISA math test490.84
Country mean scores in PISA reading test487.94
Country mean scores in PISA science test496.45
PISA math ranking (high school)29
PISA ranking26
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.82
PISA reading (high school)28
PISA science (high school)25
Percent of happy students0.85
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.24
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.18
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.16
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.08
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.06
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.05

Environmental Quality

7
96/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.81
Cleanliness [score]0.85
Drinking water quality [score]0.47
Urban greenery [score]0.75

Economy

4
174/258
Details
Currency for urban areaEUR
GDP growth rate0.01
GDP growth rate [score]0.31
GDP per capita$33711.41
GDP per capita [score]0.54

Taxation

4
213/260
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.45
Income tax level [score]0.29
Profit tax (% of profit)0.49
Time overhead to file company taxes152
VAT (Sales Tax)0.21

Internet Access

4
185/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)8.99
Internet access (download) [score]0.22
Internet access (upload) [score]0.57
Upload speed (Mbps)14.10

Leisure & Culture

3
241/263
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Art galleries22
Art galleries [score]0.30
Cinemas15
Cinemas [score]0.29
Comedy clubs4
Comedy clubs [score]0.46
Concert venues29
Concerts [score]0.21
Historical sites10
Historical sites [score]0.30
Museums16
Museums [score]0.28
Performing art venues17
Performing arts [score]0.37
Sport venues17
Sports [score]0.44
Zoos [score]0.10

Tolerance

5
205/264
Details
Homosexuality acceptance (percent of the surveyed population in favor)0.88
LGBT Equality Index91.99
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.94
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✔ Legal
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✖ Not banned
LGBT discrimination legality✔ Illegal
LGBT employment discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, surgery not required
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.10

Outdoors

5
97/260
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.28
Median peak in meters613.50
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)24.00
Water access [score]0.76
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Costs of living

Costs of living in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria are in the 57th place of all 261 Teleport cities. Moving to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will very likely decrease your daily costs of living. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$576$750
$663
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$40
Movie ticket$6
Broadband internet connection$36
Monthly public transport$37
Lunch$10
-52%
compared to
San Francisco
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Software Engineer salaries in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria are below average. For this job type, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria ranks 182nd for salaries among 264 cities. Get access to our salary comparison calculator by signing up. Compare salaries city by city with our free salary wizard and convert your own salary to a local salary in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Estimated annual salary (in USD)

$30,767
Median salary
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Safety

Gun crimes & Ownership

10.40
Guns per 100 people
0.62
Gun deaths per 100k people / year
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Overall crime rate city ranking

The overall crime rate puts Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in position 37 of 264 Teleport Cities in a ranking for the safest cities.

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Embassies

Embassy of Afghanistan in Madrid, Spain

Calle Nuria 16, , Chalet 4 , 28034, Madrid, Spain

Phone: (+34) 91 7218581

Embassy of Spain in Islamabab, Afghanistan

Street 6, Ramna 5. -Diplomatic Enclave I , PO Box 1144

Phone: (+93-20)-2279480,2279481,2279482/+92-51-2279484

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Climate

Average number of clear days per year

65

Climate type

Tropical and Subtropical Desert

Average daily maximum temperature

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