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Making Cities Work
What Makes Good Governance?

Asia's Best Cities
The Top Ten
The Complete Rankings

The Rankings Explained

Hong Kong vs. Singapore
The Competition Heats Up
A Comparison
Different Lifestyles

Bangkok
A devil of a job in the City of Angels




Seoul

overall rank: 14

country: South Korea

population:10,215,173




Snapshot: The City at a glance

City AverageRank
Overall Score565214
Population10,215,1735,294,9488
Average Income US$22,0508,7634
State Educational Spending Per Cap/$298.91200.2212
a Ratio of House Price to Income11.32421
Hospital Beds per 1,0004.8614
Dust/Suspended Particles(ug/m3)85240.7314
Vehicles per KM City Roads282.2224.6230
Criminal Cases per 10,0003338139
TV Sets per 1,000350*241.697



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Footnotes:

*estimates.
a = Average house price divided by average annual income.
b = Household income.
c = Based on household income.
d = Officially, land cannot be bought or sold.
e = National figure.
f = U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Pollutants Standards Index.
g = Air Pollutant Index.
h = Per 100 families
i = Per 1,000 families
j = Per 75,000 people.
k = National figure, TV sets per 1,000 people.
m = % of households with TV sets.
n = Measured in Parts per Million (ppm).



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