Liverpool

Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

7
148/265
Details
Large apartment$1600.00
Medium apartment$1300.00
Rent index [score]0.80
Small apartment$940.00

Cost of Living

6
98/250
Details
5km taxi ride$5.80
A Cappuccino$3.20
A beer$1.70
A kilogram of Apples$2.00
Bread$0.50
Inflation [score]0.60
Lunch$12.00
Monthly fitness club membership$26.00
Monthly public transport$67.00
Movie ticket$11.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$71.56

Startups

3
183/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups3
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.24
Coworking spaces [score]0.41
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co1
Meetups [score]0.20
Meetups groups39
Meetups members8162
Number of investors7
Number of startup events in the last 12 months402
Number of upcoming meetup events11
Startup climate scene [score]0.38
Startup events77
Startup events [score]0.66
Startups [score]0.45
Total number of startups77

Venture Capital

2
218/227
Details
Venture capital [score]0.15

Travel Connectivity

7
22/265
Details
Airport hub160
Airport hub [score]0.69
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.68

Commute

4
196/252
Details
Traffic handling [score]0.28

Business Freedom

9
35/263
Details
Business freedom86.00
Business freedom [score]0.89
Freedom from corruption78.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.84
Lack of labor restrictions71.80
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.66
Time to open a business4.50
Time to open a business [score]0.96

Safety

8
79/265
Details
Crime rate [score]0.68
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year0
Guns per 100 residents7
Lack of gun related deaths [score]1.00
Lack of guns [score]0.97
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.98

Healthcare

9
6/264
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.87
Healthcare quality [score]0.95
Life expectancy (years)81.22
Life expectancy [score]0.87

Education

5
89/239
Details
Best university in rankingUniversity of Liverpool
Best university ranking158
Country mean scores in PISA math test494.15
Country mean scores in PISA reading test499.32
Country mean scores in PISA science test514.13
PISA math ranking (high school)21
PISA ranking17
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.81
PISA reading (high school)15
PISA science (high school)13
Percent of happy students0.82
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.22
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.17
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.15
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.12
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.09
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.11
University quality [score]0.17

Environmental Quality

8
82/265
Details
Air quality [score]0.99
Cleanliness [score]0.48
Drinking water quality [score]0.76
Urban greenery [score]0.79

Economy

5
118/262
Details
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area0.80
Currency for urban areaGBP
GDP growth rate0.03
GDP growth rate [score]0.45
GDP per capita$39510.94
GDP per capita [score]0.63

Taxation

6
73/265
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.78
Income tax level [score]0.40
Profit tax (% of profit)0.31
Time overhead to file company taxes110
VAT (Sales Tax)0.20

Internet Access

6
119/265
Details
Download speed (Mbps)38.14
Internet access (download) [score]0.67
Internet access (upload) [score]0.49
Upload speed (Mbps)10.88

Leisure & Culture

5
147/264
Details
Art galleries53
Art galleries [score]0.68
Cinemas29
Cinemas [score]0.41
Comedy clubs13
Comedy clubs [score]0.53
Concert venues68
Concerts [score]0.60
Historical sites43
Historical sites [score]0.50
Museums33
Museums [score]0.58
Performing art venues57
Performing arts [score]0.43
Sport venues21
Sports [score]0.65
Zoos1
Zoos [score]0.43

Tolerance

8
95/265
Details
Homosexuality acceptance (percent of the surveyed population in favor)0.76
LGBT Equality Index86.67
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.89
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsAmbiguous
LGBT discrimination legality✔ Illegal
LGBT employment discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
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]0.66

Outdoors

5
71/265
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.15
Median peak in meters229.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)31.00
Water access [score]0.93
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Costs of living

Costs of living in Liverpool are in the 98th place of all 250 Teleport cities. 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)

$880$1,000
$940
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$26
Movie ticket$11
Broadband internet connection$28
Monthly public transport$67
Lunch$12
-37%
compared to
San Francisco
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Software Engineer salaries in Liverpool are above average. For this job type, Liverpool ranks 99th for salaries among 265 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 Liverpool.

Estimated annual salary (in USD)

$50,443
Median salary
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Safety

Gun crimes & Ownership

6.60
Guns per 100 people
0.23
Gun deaths per 100k people / year
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Overall crime rate city ranking

The overall crime rate puts Liverpool in position 103 of 265 Teleport Cities in a ranking for the safest cities.

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Embassies

Embassy of Afghanistan in London, United Kingdom

31 Princes Gate, London SW7 1QQ, United Kingdom

Phone: +44- (020) 75898891

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Startup Visa

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Oxygen accelerator
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NoYes26 weeks
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People in Liverpool

Population of Liverpool

945,300
2,700 /km²
39/264
Density (people per unit of area)
1%
Growth in 2015-2020
Liverpool

Demographics of United Kingdom

Median age
41
Elderly people
18%
Life expectancy at birth
81
GDP per capita (in USD)
$39,511
136/262
Unemployment
5%
134/263

Languages

English proficiency score
100
1/228
Common spoken languages
English

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Work in:

Software Engineer
12.00%
Marketing Manager
8.00%
Architect
8.00%
Lecturer
4.00%
UX Designer
4.00%
Founder
4.00%
Web Designer
4.00%
Other
56.00%

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Climate

Average number of days per year without rain

89

Climate type

Marine West Coast

Average daily maximum temperature

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On living in Liverpool

Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, England, within the historic county boundaries of Lancashire, famed for its football teams, the Grand National horse race, music (including The Beatles), vibrant nightlife and its links with the arts and culture. Historically the city served as one of the leading ports linking Europe to the Americas, expanding to become England's second most populated city by the census of 1861, before slowly declining after 1921 as levels of transatlantic shipping dropped. Before airline travel, many Europeans migrating to the New World passed through the city, particularly the Italians and Irish; to this day the city enjoys a large Irish community, with impressive cathedrals for both Anglican and Roman Catholic faiths. In the 18th and early 19th century the port also acted as a gateway for the slave trade, with echoes of this period still evident in places around the city (Penny Lane is named after a slave ship owner, for example). Recent years have seen a comprehensive regeneration of the city centre, creating an influx of new shops, boutiques, and large performance/conference arenas near the waterfront; this has resulted in an upturn in population figures. The regenerated city now plays regular host to national and international conference, media and music events; examples include major political party conferences, the BBC Worldwide Showcase, the MTV Europe Awards, and the Global Entrepreneurship Congress.

Liverpool is a city with great cultural heritage and was awarded the title of European Capital of Culture 2008, with the famous Pier Head Waterfront being a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2004. Liverpool is home to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and is also renowned for nurturing the talents of a wide range of musicians and band such as The Beatles, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Echo and the Bunnymen, Elvis Costello and many more. The city possesses the largest national museum collection outside of London and has a fascinating and turbulent history as a great world maritime centre. Liverpool is home to Europe's oldest Chinatown. The famous Grand National Horse Race takes place in the outskirts of the city (Aintree). It is also home to two very successful Premier League football clubs, Liverpool and Everton.

1 Liverpool John Lennon Airport (IATA: LPL) is about 12 km to the south of the city centre.. Around 160 flights arrive daily from within the UK and Europe. The airport is well-served by low-cost airlines including Easyjet and Ryanair. For a complete listing of airlines and destinations, please see the destination list.

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Good Country Index

Every city comes with a country. How is this one doing in terms of giving back to the global community? Our friends at The Good Country Index measure what each country on earth contributes to the common good of humanity, and what it takes away, relative to its size.

Overall ranking

United Kingdom
5th from a total of 163 countries

World Order

14th

Refugees hosted

Refugees generated

Charity giving

Birth rate

UN Treaties signed

International Peace & Security

64th

Dues in arrears to UN peace keeping budgets

International violent conflict

Peacekeeping troops

Arms exports

Internet security (2014)

Planet & Climate

22nd

Ecological footprint

Reforestation since 1992

Hazardous pesticides exports

CO2 emissions

Ozone

Prosperity & Equality

5th

Development assistance

FDI outflows

Fairtrade market size

UN volunteers abroad

Open trading

Culture

11th

Freedom of movement

Press freedom

Creative services exports

UNESCO dues in arrears as % of contribution

Creative goods exports

Science & Technology

1st

Nobel prizes

Patents

Journal exports

International publications

International Students

Health & Wellbeing

2nd

Pharmaceutical exports

Voluntary excess donations to the WHO

Food aid

Humanitarian aid donations

International Health Regulations Compliance

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