Wroclaw

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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

9
56/263
Details
Large apartment$721.39
Medium apartment$573.39
Rent index [score]0.88
Small apartment$425.39

Cost of Living

9
36/261
Details
5km taxi ride$3.60
A Cappuccino$2.30
A beer$0.80
A kilogram of Apples$0.72
Bread$0.26
Inflation [score]0.87
Lunch$5.60
Monthly fitness club membership$26.00
Monthly public transport$23.00
Movie ticket$6.20
Price of a meal at a restaurant$33.81

Startups

4
169/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups4
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.27
Coworking spaces [score]0.10
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co3
Meetups [score]0.29
Meetups groups67
Meetups members18701
Number of investors4
Number of startup events in the last 12 months11
Number of upcoming meetup events25
Startup climate scene [score]0.48
Startup events2
Startup events2
Startup events [score]0.16
Startups [score]0.46
Total number of startups73

Venture Capital

2
198/227
Details
Venture capital [score]0.18

Travel Connectivity

2
162/260
Details
Airport hub31
Airport hub [score]0.20
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.24

Commute

5
154/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/Poland/Wrocław
Traffic handling [score]0.58

Business Freedom

6
198/259
Details
Business freedom68.70
Business freedom [score]0.53
Freedom from corruption61.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.61
Lack of labor restrictions58.00
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.42
Time to open a business37.00
Time to open a business [score]0.58

Safety

8
61/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.70
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year0
Guns per 100 residents1
Lack of gun related deaths [score]1.00
Lack of guns [score]1.00
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]1.00

Healthcare

7
144/260
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.72
Healthcare quality [score]0.62
Life expectancy (years)77.52
Life expectancy [score]0.65

Education

5
127/230
Details
Country mean scores in PISA math test518.54
Country mean scores in PISA reading test518.19
Country mean scores in PISA science test525.82
PISA math ranking (high school)10
PISA ranking9
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.93
PISA reading (high school)9
PISA science (high school)9
Percent of happy students0.68
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 test0.09
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.17
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.10
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.11

Environmental Quality

5
172/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.36
Cleanliness [score]0.55
Drinking water quality [score]0.49
Urban greenery [score]0.64

Economy

5
156/258
Details
Currency for urban areaPLN
GDP growth rate0.03
GDP growth rate [score]0.54
GDP per capita$25105.40
GDP per capita [score]0.41

Taxation

5
99/260
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.61
Income tax level [score]0.40
Profit tax (% of profit)0.40
Time overhead to file company taxes271
VAT (Sales Tax)0.23

Internet Access

6
92/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)40.02
Internet access (download) [score]0.69
Internet access (upload) [score]0.51
Upload speed (Mbps)11.82

Leisure & Culture

5
190/263
Details
Art galleries53
Art galleries [score]0.56
Cinemas15
Cinemas [score]0.38
Comedy clubs6
Comedy clubs [score]0.42
Concert venues37
Concerts [score]0.42
Historical sites25
Historical sites [score]0.59
Museums31
Museums [score]0.36
Performing art venues47
Performing arts [score]0.41
Sport venues8
Sports [score]0.47
Zoos1
Zoos [score]0.71

Tolerance

6
157/264
Details
Homosexuality acceptance (percent of the surveyed population in favor)0.42
LGBT Equality Index45.26
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.45
LGBT adoption rights✖ Illegal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✔ Legal
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✔ Banned
LGBT discrimination legalityIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, but requires surgery
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✖ No protections
LGBT marriage rights✖ Unrecognized
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.73

Outdoors

4
181/260
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.15
Median peak in meters196.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)119.00
Water access [score]0.67
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Costs of living

Costs of living in Wrocław are in the least expensive 20 percent of all 261 Teleport cities. Moving to Wrocław 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)

$631$812
$721
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$26
Movie ticket$6
Broadband internet connection$12
Monthly public transport$23
Lunch$6
-61%
compared to
San Francisco
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Estimated annual salary (in USD)

$30,330
Median salary
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Safety

Gun crimes & Ownership

1.30
Guns per 100 people
0.26
Gun deaths per 100k people / year
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The overall crime rate puts Wroclaw in position 93 of 264 Teleport Cities in a ranking for the safest cities.

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Embassies

Embassy of Afghanistan in Warsaw, Poland

1, Goplanska Street, 02-954

Phone: (+48-22) 88 55 410

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Climate

Average day length (hours)

12.9

Climate type

Marine West Coast

Average daily maximum temperature

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On living in Wroclaw

Wrocław (/ˈvrɒtswɑːf/; Polish pronunciation: [ˈvrɔt͡swaf], German: Breslau, pronounced [ˈbʁɛslaʊ]; Czech: Vratislav; Latin: Vratislavia) is the largest city in western Poland. It is on the River Oder in the Silesian Lowlands of Central Europe, roughly 350 kilometres (220 mi) from the Baltic Sea to the north and 40 kilometres (25 mi) from the Sudeten Mountains to the south. Wrocław is the historical capital of Silesia and Lower Silesia. Today, it is the capital of the Lower Silesian Voivodeship. At various times in history, it has been part of the Kingdom of Poland, Bohemia, Hungary, the Austrian Empire, Prussia and Germany. It became part of Poland in 1945, as a result of the border changes after the Second World War. The population of Wrocław in 2016 was 637,075 making it the fourth-largest city in Poland and the main city of Wrocław agglomeration.

Wrocław is classified as a global city by GaWC, with the ranking of high sufficiency and living standard. It was among 230 cities in the world in the ranking of the consulting company Mercer — "Best City to Live" in 2015 and the only Polish city in this ranking has been recognized as a city growing at the business center.

In 2016, the city is a European Capital of Culture and the World Book Capital. Also, Wrocław will host the Theatre Olympics, World Bridge Games and the European Film Awards in 2016, IFLA Annual Conference and World Games in 2017.

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