Aarhus

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Bergen

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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

7
142/264
Details
Large apartment$1334.02
Medium apartment$1045.11
Rent index [score]0.72
Small apartment$756.20

Cost of Living

4
212/261
Details
5km taxi ride$15.00
A Cappuccino$5.10
A beer$1.40
A kilogram of Apples$2.20
Bread$0.76
Inflation [score]0.39
Lunch$17.00
Monthly fitness club membership$37.00
Monthly public transport$58.00
Movie ticket$12.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$100.51

Startups

3
201/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups3
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.24
Coworking spaces [score]0.32
Meetups [score]0.17
Meetups groups27
Meetups members4585
Number of investors1
Number of startup events in the last 12 months13
Number of upcoming meetup events12
Startup climate scene [score]0.42
Startup events3
Startup events2
Startup events [score]0.20
Startups [score]0.38
Total number of startups83

Venture Capital

3
156/232
Details
Venture capital [score]0.29

Travel Connectivity

4
113/264
Details
Airport hub8
Airport hub [score]0.12
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.58

Commute

6
5/260
Details
Traffic handling [score]1.00

Business Freedom

10
4/262
Details
Business freedom95.40
Business freedom [score]1.00
Freedom from corruption92.00
Freedom from corruption [score]1.00
Lack of labor restrictions86.00
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.91
Time to open a business3.00
Time to open a business [score]0.98

Safety

10
5/264
Details
Crime rate [score]1.00
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year1
Guns per 100 residents12
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.97
Lack of guns [score]0.95
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.96

Healthcare

9
16/263
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.80
Healthcare quality [score]0.97
Life expectancy (years)80.58
Life expectancy [score]0.83

Education

5
57/238
Details
Best university in rankingAarhus University
Best university ranking98
Country mean scores in PISA math test502.34
Country mean scores in PISA reading test496.13
Country mean scores in PISA science test498.47
PISA math ranking (high school)11
PISA ranking13
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.84
PISA reading (high school)13
PISA science (high school)16
Percent of happy students0.83
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.17
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.15
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.17
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.10
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.05
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.07
University quality [score]0.24

Environmental Quality

7
107/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.75
Cleanliness [score]0.68
Drinking water quality [score]0.69
Urban greenery [score]0.72

Economy

5
154/261
Details
Currency for urban areaDKK
GDP growth rate0.01
GDP growth rate [score]0.27
GDP per capita$44342.66
GDP per capita [score]0.71

Taxation

5
108/264
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.88
Income tax level [score]0.10
Profit tax (% of profit)0.25
Time overhead to file company taxes130
VAT (Sales Tax)0.25

Internet Access

7
23/264
Details
Download speed (Mbps)59.22
Internet access (download) [score]0.77
Internet access (upload) [score]0.69
Upload speed (Mbps)19.32

Leisure & Culture

3
234/263
Details
Art galleries51
Art galleries [score]0.33
Cinemas18
Cinemas [score]0.31
Comedy clubs13
Comedy clubs [score]0.64
Concert venues90
Concerts [score]0.50
Historical sites13
Historical sites [score]0.19
Museums17
Museums [score]0.48
Performing art venues56
Performing arts [score]0.45
Sport venues21
Sports [score]0.31
Zoos2
Zoos [score]0.42

Tolerance

5
207/264
Details
LGBT Equality Index86.72
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.89
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsAmbiguous
LGBT discrimination legalityIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, surgery not required
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.16

Outdoors

4
178/264
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.12
Median peak in meters100.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)11.00
Water access [score]0.71
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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

5
212/264
Details
Large apartment$1817.71
Medium apartment$1475.57
Rent index [score]0.55
Small apartment$1133.43

Cost of Living

1
255/261
Details
5km taxi ride$1.50
A Cappuccino$4.50
A beer$3.90
A kilogram of Apples$3.20
Bread$1.90
Inflation [score]0.13
Lunch$20.00
Monthly fitness club membership$51.00
Monthly public transport$84.00
Movie ticket$13.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$107.51

Startups

2
238/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups1
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.15
Coworking spaces [score]0.10
Meetups [score]0.17
Meetups groups29
Meetups members4608
Number of startup events in the last 12 months8
Number of upcoming meetup events5
Startup climate scene [score]0.38
Startups [score]0.27
Total number of startups14

Venture Capital

2
196/232
Details
Venture capital [score]0.22

Travel Connectivity

3
124/264
Details
Airport hub49
Airport hub [score]0.28
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.37

Commute

6
47/260
Details
Traffic handling [score]0.84

Business Freedom

10
7/262
Details
Business freedom89.60
Business freedom [score]0.96
Freedom from corruption86.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.96
Lack of labor restrictions48.50
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.25
Time to open a business4.00
Time to open a business [score]0.97

Safety

7
137/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.59
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]0.85
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.90

Healthcare

8
87/263
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.60
Healthcare quality [score]0.83
Life expectancy (years)81.77
Life expectancy [score]0.90

Education

5
92/238
Details
Best university in rankingUniversity of Bergen
Best university ranking225
PISA math ranking (high school)16
PISA ranking13
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.84
PISA reading (high school)8
PISA science (high school)18
University quality [score]0.13

Environmental Quality

8
70/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.82
Cleanliness [score]0.63
Drinking water quality [score]0.90
Urban greenery [score]0.82

Economy

7
8/261
Details
Currency for urban areaNOK
GDP growth rate0.02
GDP growth rate [score]0.41
GDP per capita$66937.46
GDP per capita [score]1.00

Taxation

5
128/264
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.62
Income tax level [score]0.35
Profit tax (% of profit)0.40
Time overhead to file company taxes83
VAT (Sales Tax)0.25

Internet Access

8
15/264
Details
Download speed (Mbps)99.75
Internet access (download) [score]0.95
Internet access (upload) [score]0.58
Upload speed (Mbps)14.41

Leisure & Culture

5
200/263
Details
Art galleries33
Art galleries [score]0.37
Cinemas12
Cinemas [score]0.18
Comedy clubs9
Comedy clubs [score]0.34
Concert venues35
Concerts [score]0.34
Historical sites26
Historical sites [score]0.55
Museums36
Museums [score]0.35
Performing art venues29
Performing arts [score]0.35
Sport venues27
Sports [score]0.31
Zoos4
Zoos [score]0.63

Tolerance

9
8/264
Details
LGBT Equality Index93.13
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.96
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsAmbiguous
LGBT discrimination legality✔ Illegal
LGBT employment discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, but requires surgery
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.82

Outdoors

4
181/264
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.19
Median peak in meters335.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Seaside access1.00
Water access [score]0.64
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Costs of living

Costs of living in Århus are in the most expensive 20 percent 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)

$866$1,224
$1045
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$37
Movie ticket$12
Broadband internet connection$30
Monthly public transport$58
Lunch$17
-19%
compared to
San Francisco

Costs of living

Costs of living in Bergen are in the most expensive 10 percent of all 261 Teleport cities. Average living expenses are significantly higher compared to other cities, especially in the housing market. Moving to Bergen will very likely increase 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)

$1,605$2,030
$1818
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$51
Movie ticket$13
Broadband internet connection$38
Monthly public transport$84
Lunch$20
+5%
compared to
San Francisco
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Visa

For visits up to 90 days

Required with citizenship of

Startup Visa

Start-up Denmark
Investment requiredFunding providedDuration
NoNo2 years

Visa

For visits up to 90 days

Required with citizenship of

LGBT rights in Aarhus

Discrimination

Illegal In Some Contexts

Marriage

Legal

Adoption

Legal

LGBT rights in Bergen

Discrimination

Illegal

Marriage

Legal

Adoption

Legal

Climate

Average number of days per year without rain

113

Climate type

Marine West Coast

Average daily maximum temperature

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