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saskatoon

Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

7
111/265
Details
Large apartment$1200.00
Medium apartment$1000.00
Rent index [score]0.72
Small apartment$800.00

Cost of Living

5
180/248
Details
5km taxi ride$0.97
A Cappuccino$3.30
A beer$2.30
A kilogram of Apples$3.40
Bread$1.10
Inflation [score]0.50
Lunch$11.00
Monthly fitness club membership$44.00
Monthly public transport$69.00
Movie ticket$11.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$66.73

Startups

3
198/264
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups2
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.27
Coworking spaces [score]0.30
Meetups [score]0.12
Meetups groups11
Meetups members1028
Number of investors1
Number of startup events in the last 12 months77
Startup climate scene [score]0.44
Startup events74
Startup events [score]0.62
Startups [score]0.35
Total number of startups21

Venture Capital

N/A
Details

Travel Connectivity

1
236/266
Details
Airport hub9
Airport hub [score]0.13
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.13

Commute

6
46/255
Details
Traffic handling [score]0.98

Business Freedom

9
48/264
Details
Business freedom81.80
Business freedom [score]0.80
Freedom from corruption81.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.89
Lack of labor restrictions72.60
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.67
Time to open a business1.50
Time to open a business [score]1.00

Safety

7
177/266
Details
Crime rate [score]0.49
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year2
Guns per 100 residents31
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.95
Lack of guns [score]0.83
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.89

Healthcare

8
136/265
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.91
Healthcare quality [score]0.69
Life expectancy (years)82.17
Life expectancy [score]0.93

Education

5
62/240
Details
Best university in rankingUniversity of Saskatchewan
Best university ranking450
Country mean scores in PISA math test515.43
Country mean scores in PISA reading test523.12
Country mean scores in PISA science test525.44
PISA math ranking (high school)9
PISA ranking5
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.97
PISA reading (high school)2
PISA science (high school)6
Percent of happy students0.79
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.14
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.11
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.10
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.16
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.13
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.11
University quality [score]0.10

Environmental Quality

8
74/266
Details
Air quality [score]0.95
Cleanliness [score]0.63
Drinking water quality [score]0.73
Urban greenery [score]0.80

Economy

6
92/263
Details
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area1.27
Currency for urban areaCAD
GDP growth rate0.03
GDP growth rate [score]0.45
GDP per capita$44843.44
GDP per capita [score]0.72

Taxation

7
21/266
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.96
Income tax level [score]0.50
Profit tax (% of profit)0.21
Time overhead to file company taxes131
VAT (Sales Tax)0.05

Internet Access

5
158/266
Details
Download speed (Mbps)33.38
Internet access (download) [score]0.50
Internet access (upload) [score]0.47
Upload speed (Mbps)11.04

Leisure & Culture

1
264/264
Details
Art galleries25
Art galleries [score]0.29
Cinemas13
Cinemas [score]0.39
Comedy clubs8
Comedy clubs [score]0.59
Concert venues46
Concerts [score]0.44
Historical sites1
Historical sites [score]0.10
Museums6
Museums [score]0.10
Performing art venues29
Performing arts [score]0.20
Sport venues9
Sports [score]0.39
Zoos3
Zoos [score]0.57

Tolerance

7
116/266
Details
Homosexuality acceptance (percent of the surveyed population in favor)0.80
LGBT Equality Index82.02
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.84
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✖ Unequal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (5-year deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsVaries by Region
LGBT discrimination legalityIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT gender changing rightsVaries by Region
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legalityVaries by Region
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.63

Outdoors

1
261/266
Details
Seaside waterbody1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)483.00
Water access [score]0.10
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