Millennials are marked for their affinity with media and digital technologies and the consequent positive effect on policy and economy of cities they live in. The migration of individuals of this generation is thus of high interest to everyone from city planners and real estate agents to corporations with long supply chains to recalibrate to the demands of evolving city demographics.
The tendency of millennials to city hop begs the question, which cities most attract millennials and why? Nestpick—a service that helps people find apartments around the world—has developed a Millennial Cities Ranking that includes 100 cities from 40 countries worldwide. The 'best’ cities for millennials assumes good performance across all 16 of the factors it ranks, which are broken down into four categories: business ecosystem, affordable access to the essentials, openness and tolerance, and recreation facilities.*
Explore today’s Viz and see how cities in your area rank in terms of the millennial appeal.
While country-level statistics is widespread and easily accessible for most of the countries, city-level data is generally underrepresented in many topics. So, we compiled links to the most relevant datasets containing data on world cities in one cheat sheet to make city-level data more discoverable.
In 2016, Germany, Thailand, and Hong Kong were the top destinations for international travelers while China and the United States accounted for roughly one-third of total tourism expenditures worldwide, according to the World Tourism Organization. But, as people typically visit specific cities within a country, and not the entire country, it is far more interesting to examine city-level tourism statistics. The Global Destination Cities Index, which includes city-level data on the number of overnight international visitors and their spending, reveals that Bangkok attracted the most visitors in 2016, with nearly 21.5 million visitors...
An urban agglomeration is an extended city or town area comprising the built-up area of a central place (usually a municipality) and any suburbs linked by continuous urban area. According to United Nations, Tokyo will be the largest city in 2025 with 38196.68 thousand inhabitants. The top 5 countries also includes Delhi, Shanghai, Mexico City, New York - Newark.
Make better educated travel decisions with the price index series presented in today's Viz of the Day. The figures highlight common travel-related expenditures, ranging from accommodation, transportation, and urban transit to beer and soccer, and may well help individual travelers to better gauge the relative cost of travel to their destinations of choice. See also: Transportation Price Index | Beer Price Index Source: GoEuro
The Global Cities Summit will convene city leaders, national governments, international agencies, corporate partners and industry leaders to discuss the importance of standardized city data for building the more sustainable, smart, resilient inclusive and prosperous cities of the future. The Summit will be an opportunity for cities and their partners to learn, share, and exchange experiences across a wide spectrum of big ideas and innovative solutions for cities. From interactive panels, to networking opportunities to off-site fact-finding visits, this event will be 2017's preeminent global gathering on data-driven cities committed to a...