Aarhus

Sofia

Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

7
166/263
Details
Large apartment$1452.44
Medium apartment$1133.64
Rent index [score]0.68
Small apartment$814.84

Cost of Living

4
230/261
Details
5km taxi ride$17.00
A Cappuccino$5.10
A beer$1.40
A kilogram of Apples$2.30
Bread$0.80
Inflation [score]0.37
Lunch$18.00
Monthly fitness club membership$34.00
Monthly public transport$60.00
Movie ticket$15.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$103.02

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]0.16
Meetups groups26
Meetups members4306
Number of investors1
Number of startup events in the last 12 months10
Number of upcoming meetup events5
Startup climate scene [score]0.42
Startup events1
Startup events2
Startup events [score]0.10
Startups [score]0.38
Total number of startups84

Venture Capital

2
185/227
Details
Venture capital [score]0.22

Travel Connectivity

3
112/260
Details
Airport hub8
Airport hub [score]0.11
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.58

Commute

6
6/260
Details
Traffic handling [score]0.97

Business Freedom

10
4/259
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
9/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.98
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
16/260
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.80
Healthcare quality [score]0.97
Life expectancy (years)80.58
Life expectancy [score]0.83

Education

5
56/230
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)18
PISA ranking22
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.85
PISA reading (high school)21
PISA science (high school)23
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]0.23

Environmental Quality

7
122/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.70
Cleanliness [score]0.69
Drinking water quality [score]0.66
Urban greenery [score]0.67

Economy

5
152/258
Details
Currency for urban areaDKK
GDP growth rate0.01
GDP growth rate [score]0.27
GDP per capita$44342.66
GDP per capita [score]0.70

Taxation

5
97/260
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.88
Income tax level [score]0.13
Profit tax (% of profit)0.25
Time overhead to file company taxes130
VAT (Sales Tax)0.25

Internet Access

7
28/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)54.34
Internet access (download) [score]0.80
Internet access (upload) [score]0.68
Upload speed (Mbps)18.57

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
200/264
Details
LGBT Equality Index85.91
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.88
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✖ Not banned
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]0.18

Outdoors

4
177/260
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

10
17/263
Details
Large apartment$432.69
Medium apartment$347.62
Rent index [score]0.96
Small apartment$262.54

Cost of Living

9
28/261
Details
5km taxi ride$2.60
A Cappuccino$1.70
A beer$0.68
A kilogram of Apples$1.10
Bread$0.16
Inflation [score]0.89
Lunch$6.50
Monthly fitness club membership$25.00
Monthly public transport$29.00
Movie ticket$5.40
Price of a meal at a restaurant$30.73

Startups

5
89/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups8
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.38
Coworking spaces [score]0.68
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co7
Meetups [score]0.21
Meetups groups46
Meetups members5784
Number of investors13
Number of startup events in the last 12 months114
Number of upcoming meetup events14
Startup climate scene [score]0.42
Startup events12
Startup events17
Startup events [score]0.41
Startups [score]0.68
Total number of startups189

Venture Capital

4
95/227
Details
Funding accelerator namesEleven Startup Accelerator, LAUNCHub
Number of funding accelerators2
Venture capital [score]0.38

Travel Connectivity

2
149/260
Details
Airport hub41
Airport hub [score]0.24
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.26

Commute

6
46/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/Bulgaria/Sofia
Traffic handling [score]0.81

Business Freedom

5
217/259
Details
Business freedom66.90
Business freedom [score]0.50
Freedom from corruption43.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.35
Lack of labor restrictions71.60
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.66
Time to open a business23.00
Time to open a business [score]0.75

Safety

8
108/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.55
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year2
Guns per 100 residents6
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.96
Lack of guns [score]0.97
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.96

Healthcare

6
211/260
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.69
Healthcare quality [score]0.56
Life expectancy (years)74.49
Life expectancy [score]0.47

Education

3
191/230
Details
Country mean scores in PISA math test442.60
Country mean scores in PISA reading test436.13
Country mean scores in PISA science test446.47
PISA math ranking (high school)43
PISA ranking43
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.64
PISA reading (high school)47
PISA science (high school)42
Percent of happy students0.76
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.44
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.39
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.37
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.04
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.04
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.03

Environmental Quality

5
177/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.37
Cleanliness [score]0.38
Drinking water quality [score]0.66
Urban greenery [score]0.60

Economy

3
230/258
Details
Currency for urban areaBGN
GDP growth rate0.02
GDP growth rate [score]0.35
GDP per capita$17860.31
GDP per capita [score]0.30

Taxation

9
8/260
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.85
Income tax level [score]0.89
Profit tax (% of profit)0.27
Time overhead to file company taxes453
VAT (Sales Tax)0.20

Internet Access

7
39/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)35.53
Internet access (download) [score]0.65
Internet access (upload) [score]0.74
Upload speed (Mbps)21.89

Leisure & Culture

5
157/263
Details
Art galleries30
Art galleries [score]0.64
Cinemas26
Cinemas [score]0.64
Comedy clubs53
Comedy clubs [score]0.70
Concert venues43
Concerts [score]0.76
Historical sites64
Historical sites [score]0.53
Museums55
Museums [score]0.54
Performing art venues59
Performing arts [score]0.75
Sport venues39
Sports [score]0.72
Zoos4
Zoos [score]0.76

Tolerance

7
53/264
Details
LGBT Equality Index83.59
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.86
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 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✖ Not legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.62

Outdoors

3
219/260
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.45
Median peak in meters1191.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)554.00
Water access [score]0.10
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Costs of living

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Housing costs (USD)

$654$976
$815
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$34
Movie ticket$15
Broadband internet connection$30
Monthly public transport$60
Lunch$18
-14%
compared to
San Francisco

Costs of living

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Housing costs (USD)

$213$312
$263
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$25
Movie ticket$5
Broadband internet connection$9
Monthly public transport$29
Lunch$7
-63%
compared to
San Francisco

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LGBT rights in aarhus

Discrimination

Illegal In Some Contexts

Marriage

Legal

Adoption

Legal

LGBT rights in sofia

Discrimination

Illegal

Marriage

Not Legal

Adoption

Legal

Climate

Average day length (hours)

12.7

Climate type

Marine West Coast

Average daily maximum temperature

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