Andorra

Des Moines

Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

N/A
Details

Cost of Living

N/A
Details
5km taxi ride$0.84
A Cappuccino$1.46
A beer$0.59
A kilogram of Apples$2.06
Bread$2.67
Lunch$12.37
Monthly fitness club membership$48.65
Monthly public transport$33.75
Movie ticket$7.95

Startups

N/A
Details
Coworking spaces [score]0.10
Meetups [score]0.11
Meetups groups5
Meetups members227
Total number of startups2

Venture Capital

1
224/228
Details
Venture capital [score]0.10

Travel Connectivity

N/A
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Commute

N/A
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Business Freedom

N/A
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Safety

5
232/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.96

Healthcare

N/A
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Education

N/A
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Environmental Quality

7
116/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.54
Cleanliness [score]1.00
Drinking water quality [score]0.97
Urban greenery [score]0.23

Economy

N/A
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Currency for urban areaEUR

Taxation

N/A
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VAT (Sales Tax)0.04

Internet Access

N/A
Details

Leisure & Culture

2
252/263
Details
Art galleries10
Art galleries [score]0.10
Cinemas3
Cinemas [score]0.10
Comedy clubs2
Comedy clubs [score]0.40
Concert venues8
Concerts [score]0.10
Historical sites27
Historical sites [score]0.32
Museums20
Museums [score]0.14
Performing art venues3
Performing arts [score]0.10
Sport venues5
Sports [score]0.10
Zoos1
Zoos [score]0.47

Tolerance

5
214/264
Details
LGBT adoption rights✖ Illegal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✔ Legal
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✖ Not banned
LGBT discrimination legalityIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT gender changing rights✖ Illegal
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]1.00

Outdoors

N/A
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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

7
144/263
Details
Large apartment$1232.41
Medium apartment$991.66
Rent index [score]0.69
Small apartment$750.91

Cost of Living

4
191/261
Details
5km taxi ride$7.30
A Cappuccino$3.90
A beer$1.70
A kilogram of Apples$4.50
Bread$0.78
Inflation [score]0.45
Lunch$10.00
Monthly fitness club membership$40.00
Monthly public transport$44.00
Movie ticket$10.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$63.98

Startups

4
178/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups2
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.20
Coworking spaces [score]0.42
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co3
Meetups [score]0.14
Meetups groups18
Meetups members1763
Number of investors21
Number of startup events in the last 12 months73
Number of upcoming meetup events1
Startup climate scene [score]0.36
Startup events17
Startup events18
Startup events [score]0.46
Startups [score]0.51
Total number of startups45

Venture Capital

3
127/228
Details
Venture capital [score]0.33

Travel Connectivity

1
223/260
Details
Airport hub17
Airport hub [score]0.15
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.12

Commute

5
171/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/United_States/Des_Moines
Traffic handling [score]0.73

Business Freedom

9
67/259
Details
Business freedom84.70
Business freedom [score]0.86
Freedom from corruption74.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.79
Lack of labor restrictions91.40
Lack of labor restrictions [score]1.00
Time to open a business5.60
Time to open a business [score]0.95

Safety

7
120/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.77
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year8
Guns per 100 residents58
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.78
Lack of guns [score]0.72
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.75

Healthcare

7
134/260
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.35
Healthcare quality [score]0.91
Life expectancy (years)79.28
Life expectancy [score]0.76

Education

4
155/230
Details
Country mean scores in PISA math test478.04
Country mean scores in PISA reading test497.58
Country mean scores in PISA science test497.41
PISA math ranking (high school)32
PISA ranking25
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.82
PISA reading (high school)20
PISA science (high school)24
Percent of happy students0.77
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.26
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.17
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.18
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.09
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.08
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.07

Environmental Quality

9
33/264
Details
Air quality [score]1.00
Cleanliness [score]0.89
Drinking water quality [score]0.86
Urban greenery [score]0.70

Economy

6
16/258
Details
Currency for urban areaUSD
GDP growth rate0.02
GDP growth rate [score]0.43
GDP per capita$54596.65
GDP per capita [score]0.86

Taxation

4
148/260
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.54
Income tax level [score]0.35
Profit tax (% of profit)0.44
Time overhead to file company taxes175
VAT (Sales Tax)0.06

Internet Access

7
34/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)53.92
Internet access (download) [score]0.80
Internet access (upload) [score]0.62
Upload speed (Mbps)15.70

Leisure & Culture

6
113/263
Details
Art galleries89
Art galleries [score]0.72
Cinemas54
Cinemas [score]0.61
Comedy clubs28
Comedy clubs [score]0.80
Concert venues111
Concerts [score]0.76
Historical sites62
Historical sites [score]0.63
Museums24
Museums [score]0.61
Performing art venues118
Performing arts [score]0.67
Sport venues42
Sports [score]0.70
Zoos11
Zoos [score]0.82

Tolerance

7
88/264
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]0.41

Outdoors

3
211/260
Details
Urban area elevation (meters)266.00
Water access [score]0.65
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Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$49
Movie ticket$8
Broadband internet connection$41
Monthly public transport$34
Lunch$12
-100%
compared to
San Francisco

Costs of living

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Housing costs (USD)

$618$884
$751
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$40
Movie ticket$10
Broadband internet connection$41
Monthly public transport$44
Lunch$10
-21%
compared to
San Francisco
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LGBT rights in andorra

Discrimination

Illegal In Some Contexts

Marriage

Legal

Adoption

Illegal

LGBT rights in des-moines

Discrimination

Illegal

Marriage

Legal

Adoption

Legal

Climate

Average number of clear days per year

105

Climate type

Hot Summer Continental

Average daily maximum temperature

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