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Porto Alegre

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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

4
239/264
Details
Large apartment$991.06
Medium apartment$726.78
Small apartment$462.49

Cost of Living

N/A
Details
5km taxi ride$0.90
A Cappuccino$1.70
A beer$0.82
A kilogram of Apples$1.90
Bread$1.60
Lunch$13.00
Monthly fitness club membership$59.00
Monthly public transport$40.00
Movie ticket$8.00

Startups

N/A
Details
Coworking spaces [score]0.10
Meetups [score]0.11
Meetups groups5
Meetups members234
Total number of startups2

Venture Capital

1
228/232
Details
Venture capital [score]0.10

Travel Connectivity

1
263/264
Details
Airport hub [score]0.10

Commute

N/A
Details

Business Freedom

N/A
Details

Safety

5
230/264
Details
Crime rate [score]1.00

Healthcare

N/A
Details

Education

N/A
Details

Environmental Quality

7
109/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.61
Cleanliness [score]1.00
Drinking water quality [score]1.00
Urban greenery [score]0.23

Economy

N/A
Details
Currency for urban areaEUR

Taxation

4
150/264
Details
Income tax level [score]0.90
VAT (Sales Tax)0.04

Internet Access

7
38/264
Details
Download speed (Mbps)21.89
Internet access (download) [score]0.62
Internet access (upload) [score]0.74
Upload speed (Mbps)19.50

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

4
246/264
Details
LGBT Equality Index65.75
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.67
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]0.10

Outdoors

1
255/264
Details
Water access [score]0.10
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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

9
38/264
Details
Large apartment$620.47
Medium apartment$489.19
Rent index [score]0.92
Small apartment$357.91

Cost of Living

7
76/261
Details
5km taxi ride$5.60
A Cappuccino$2.50
A beer$2.30
A kilogram of Apples$1.90
Bread$0.87
Inflation [score]0.72
Lunch$6.10
Monthly fitness club membership$32.00
Monthly public transport$61.00
Movie ticket$6.50
Price of a meal at a restaurant$42.10

Startups

3
199/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups1
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.15
Coworking spaces [score]0.32
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co2
Meetups [score]0.25
Meetups groups57
Meetups members13206
Number of investors2
Number of startup events in the last 12 months14
Number of upcoming meetup events9
Startup climate scene [score]0.24
Startup events3
Startup events6
Startup events [score]0.20
Startups [score]0.47
Total number of startups40

Venture Capital

2
190/232
Details
Venture capital [score]0.24

Travel Connectivity

1
249/264
Details
Airport hub27
Airport hub [score]0.19

Commute

5
150/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/Brazil/Porto_Alegre
Traffic handling [score]0.53

Business Freedom

3
255/262
Details
Business freedom61.40
Business freedom [score]0.38
Freedom from corruption43.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.35
Lack of labor restrictions52.50
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.32
Time to open a business79.50
Time to open a business [score]0.10

Safety

5
220/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.10
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year21
Guns per 100 residents8
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.42
Lack of guns [score]0.96
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.69

Healthcare

6
216/263
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.58
Healthcare quality [score]0.57
Life expectancy (years)75.04
Life expectancy [score]0.50

Education

1
216/238
Details
Best university in rankingPontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
Best university ranking700
Country mean scores in PISA math test392.89
Country mean scores in PISA reading test410.12
Country mean scores in PISA science test404.71
PISA math ranking (high school)52
PISA ranking52
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.10
PISA reading (high school)44
PISA science (high school)49
Percent of happy students0.79
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.67
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.49
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.54
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.01
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.01
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.00
University quality [score]0.10

Environmental Quality

4
201/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.52
Cleanliness [score]0.17
Drinking water quality [score]0.48
Urban greenery [score]0.51

Economy

2
251/261
Details
Currency for urban areaBRL
GDP growth rate0.00
GDP growth rate [score]0.17
GDP per capita$16096.32
GDP per capita [score]0.27

Taxation

3
230/264
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.10
Income tax level [score]0.48
Profit tax (% of profit)0.68
Time overhead to file company taxes2038
VAT (Sales Tax)0.42

Internet Access

3
235/264
Details
Download speed (Mbps)19.76
Internet access (download) [score]0.42
Internet access (upload) [score]0.10
Upload speed (Mbps)2.10

Leisure & Culture

8
45/263
Details
Art galleries126
Art galleries [score]0.82
Cinemas93
Cinemas [score]0.71
Comedy clubs27
Comedy clubs [score]0.84
Concert venues175
Concerts [score]0.80
Historical sites116
Historical sites [score]0.91
Museums56
Museums [score]0.62
Performing art venues123
Performing arts [score]0.71
Sport venues102
Sports [score]0.88
Zoos1
Zoos [score]0.44

Tolerance

6
158/264
Details
Homosexuality acceptance (percent of the surveyed population in favor)0.60
LGBT Equality Index74.64
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.76
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (6-month deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✔ Banned
LGBT discrimination legalityIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, but requires surgery
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legalityVaries by Region
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.43

Outdoors

5
120/264
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.16
Median peak in meters220.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)46.00
Water access [score]0.83
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Costs of living

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Housing costs (USD)

$587$867
$727
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$59
Movie ticket$8
Broadband internet connection$41
Monthly public transport$40
Lunch$13
-100%
compared to
San Francisco

Costs of living

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Housing costs (USD)

$529$712
$620
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$32
Movie ticket$7
Broadband internet connection$25
Monthly public transport$61
Lunch$6
-50%
compared to
San Francisco
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LGBT rights in Andorra

Discrimination

Illegal In Some Contexts

Marriage

Legal

Adoption

Illegal

Climate

Average number of days per year without rain

242

Climate type

Humid Subtropical

Average daily maximum temperature

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