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Summary
Number of category wins
Wins 5 out of 17 categories.
5
Wins 12 out of 17 categories.
12
Housing
5
4
Small apartment
Median rent
$1200$1300
Medium apartment
Median rent
$1400$1600
Large apartment
Median rent
$1700$2000
Cities ranking
199/265220/265
Cost of living
5
6
Cost of
Cities ranking
136/248127/248
Salaries
Overall average salary
Median salary
Safety
3
8
Crime rate
Index score
0.280.70
Gun deaths
Per 100k residents/year
10.51.97
Cities ranking
257/265104/265
Education
5
7
University quality
Index score
0.260.41
High school ranking
PISA test
245
IB schools
In total
Cities ranking
86/23919/239
Visa
Not required for short visits
Visits up to 90 days
for citizens of
Startup visa
Tolerance
5
8
LGBTQ equality
Index score
0.650.84
Tolerance towards minorities
Index score
0.340.82
Cities ranking
217/26549/265
Climate
Daily max temperature (C)
Average
Startups
8
8
Startup scene
Index score
0.850.90
Venture capital
Index score
0.560.55
Total startup funding
Last 12 months
Cities ranking
29/26424/264
Healthcare
6
8
Healthcare quality
Index score
0.850.79
Healthcare expenditure
Index score
0.330.68
Life expectancy
In years
79.278382.1746
Cities ranking
168/26476/264
Travel connectivity
4
3
Airport hub
Index score
0.750.42
Intercity train connectivity
Index score
0.110.13
Cities ranking
80/265140/265
Commute
4
5
Traffic
Index score
0.340.51
Cities ranking
209/254152/254
Business freedom
9
9
Business freedom
Index score
0.860.80
Freedom from corruption
Index score
0.790.89
Time required to start a business
In days
5.61.5
Cities ranking
69/26348/263
Environmental quality
5
9
Air quality
Index score
0.470.88
Drinking water quality
Index score
0.610.84
Cleanliness
Index score
0.560.88
Cities ranking
169/26524/265
Economy
7
6
GDP growth rate
2%3%
GDP per capita
$54,597$44,843
Cities ranking
16/26291/262
Taxation
5
7
Cities ranking
118/26521/265
Internet access
7
9
Download
Index score
0.900.80
Upload
Index score
0.420.94
Cities ranking
73/26511/265
Leisure & culture
7
6
Museums
Index score
0.740.57
Historical sites
Index score
0.690.57
Sports venues
Index score
0.890.81
Cities ranking
64/264133/264
Outdoors
5
7
Number of hills and mountains
Altitude > 300 m
Water access
Index score
0.950.93
Cities ranking
83/26510/265