How do you compare Baku and Istanbul

Baku vs Istanbul

33 facts in comparison

How does Baku compare to Istanbul?

  • 62.43% lower population density
    1000 people / km²vs.2662 people / km²
  • 10.1% lower unemployment rate?
  • Has mountains nearby?
  • 0.1 lower income differences?
  • 0.6 ° C lower average minimum temperature
    12 ° Cvs.12.6 ° C
  • 5% lower income tax cap?
  • 9 more prestigious think tanks?
  • Is a capital?

How does istanbul compare to baku?

  • 1.6 ° C higher average maximum temperature?
    19.7 ° Cvs.18.1 ° C
  • Average temperature 1 ° C higher / warmer?
    16.1 ° Cvs.15.1 ° C
  • 5 more universities?
  • 33.62 $ higher average salary
  • 13.23million more inhabitants?
    15.5 millionvs.2.27 million
  • Bike rental system?
  • 8.3 years younger population?
    23 yearsvs.31.3 years
  • 41 more museums?


The population density shows how close together or in how much space the inhabitants live. Cities and countries with a high population density can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem when the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Cities or countries with a higher population usually offer better job markets because of the larger economy. Large cities attract companies and economic investments and are centers of trade, culture and research. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Cities or countries with a younger population usually have better prospects for development. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The average population growth rate reflects the annual increase or decrease in the population. The world population is currently growing by around 1.07% per year. The higher the growth, the more dynamic society feels. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

life quality

A low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and stronger economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; Official city statistics, 2021.
Universities, as centers of higher education and research, make an important contribution to the development of the city. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The offer of statutory health insurance is particularly advantageous for low-income citizens and guarantees health insurance for everyone. Source: City's official website, 2021.
The Gini coefficient is used as a measure of distribution, in this case to show the unequal distribution of income. A Gini coefficient of zero expresses perfect equality. Less inequalities in income suggest a more even distribution of wealth and better opportunities for the average citizen. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.


It can get cold in winter, but this is good for winter sports, especially when snow is falling. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.

free time activities

The UNESCO World Heritage List includes 962 sites that are either cultural or natural heritage sites, the value of which the World Heritage Committee deems to be universally outstanding. Source: UNESCO, 2021.
The CSD is an annual party and demonstration of the LGBT community, which takes place in several cities across Europe, for more rights of the LGBT community and against discrimination and exclusion. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.


A bike rental system makes a city more attractive to cyclists, shows a cyclist-friendly attitude of the city and opens up new tourist opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The presence or number of airports shows how well the city is connected to international destinations and how easily it can be reached from them. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

general information

In general, cities where alcohol is allowed in public have more vibrant nightlife. It is easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; Official website of the city, 2021.
A think tank (or research institute) is an organization that conducts research and is involved in areas such as social policy, political strategies, economics, the military, technological issues, and the creative and cultural sectors. The number of important think tanks is an indication of the degree of innovation and competitiveness of a city. Source: Brookings, 2021.
Cities with an exchange are usually important financial centers influencing the international or domestic financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
If it is a capital, the city is of great importance in political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

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