Seville

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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

8
75/263
Details
Large apartment$859.36
Medium apartment$691.99
Rent index [score]0.84
Small apartment$524.63

Cost of Living

7
77/261
Details
5km taxi ride$6.90
A Cappuccino$1.70
A beer$0.83
A kilogram of Apples$1.60
Bread$0.54
Inflation [score]0.72
Lunch$11.00
Monthly fitness club membership$39.00
Monthly public transport$36.00
Movie ticket$7.40
Price of a meal at a restaurant$48.95

Startups

1
254/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups1
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.15
Coworking spaces [score]0.10
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co4
Meetups [score]0.20
Meetups groups37
Meetups members7842
Number of startup events in the last 12 months15
Number of upcoming meetup events5
Startup climate scene [score]0.43
Startup events9
Startup events7
Startup events [score]0.36
Startups [score]0.10
Total number of startups77

Venture Capital

2
212/228
Details
Venture capital [score]0.16

Travel Connectivity

4
110/260
Details
Airport hub49
Airport hub [score]0.27
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.43

Commute

5
86/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/Spain/Sevilla
Traffic handling [score]0.78

Business Freedom

7
166/259
Details
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
33/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.84
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

8
62/260
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.72
Healthcare quality [score]0.73
Life expectancy (years)82.83
Life expectancy [score]0.97

Education

5
140/230
Details
Best university in rankingUniversity of Seville
Best university ranking700
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
University quality [score]0.10

Environmental Quality

7
136/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.66
Cleanliness [score]0.60
Drinking water quality [score]0.74
Urban greenery [score]0.60

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

5
168/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)12.68
Internet access (download) [score]0.39
Internet access (upload) [score]0.52
Upload speed (Mbps)12.49

Leisure & Culture

7
58/263
Details
Art galleries81
Art galleries [score]0.53
Cinemas33
Cinemas [score]0.34
Comedy clubs13
Comedy clubs [score]0.55
Concert venues96
Concerts [score]0.38
Historical sites45
Historical sites [score]0.84
Museums51
Museums [score]0.62
Performing art venues101
Performing arts [score]0.48
Sport venues27
Sports [score]0.52
Zoos [score]0.10

Tolerance

6
167/264
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]0.21

Outdoors

1
248/260
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.12
Median peak in meters101.00
Urban area elevation (meters)16.00
Water access [score]0.10
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Costs of living

Costs of living in Sevilla are in the 77th place of all 261 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)

$710$1,009
$859
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$39
Movie ticket$7
Broadband internet connection$34
Monthly public transport$36
Lunch$11
-47%
compared to
San Francisco
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Estimated annual salary (in USD)

$28,635
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 Seville in position 46 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

129

Climate type

Mediterranean

Average daily maximum temperature

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On living in Seville

Seville (Spanish: Sevilla) is the capital of Andalucia and the cultural and financial centre of southern Spain. A city of just over 700,000 inhabitants (1.6 million in the metropolitan area, making it Spain's 4th largest city), Seville is Andalucia's top destination, with much to offer the traveler.

The city is situated on the banks of the smooth, slow Guadalquivir River, which divides the city into two halves. The Guadalquivir (known as Betis by the Romans and as Betik Wahd-Al-Khabir by the Arabs) has had a major impact in the history of the city. The location of Seville is roughly coincident with the point where the Guadalquivir stops being useful for navigation. It is at this point that the cereal producing region of the Guadalquivir Valley starts, and Seville has acted as a seaport for commerce of agricultural goods produced further west. Intense trade existed in the area from Roman times, continued under Muslim rule, and exploded as Seville monopolized the new trade with the Americas. As the monopoly was broken and Cádiz largely took Seville's place, the city entered a period of relative decline.

In the 19th century Seville gained a reputation for its architecture and culture and was a stop along the Romantic "Grand Tour" of Europe. Seville has built on its tourism industry since, playing host to the International Exposition in 1992, which spurred the construction of a new airport, a new train station, a bullet train link to Madrid, new bridges and improvements to the main boulevards. Tourist facilities are top-notch and the city is buzzing with festivals, color and a thriving nightlife scene.

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