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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




Shanghai

overall rank: 13

country: China

population: 13,054,600




Snapshot: The City at a glance

City AverageRank
Overall Score575213
Population13,054,6005,294,9483
Average Income US$6,8318,76316
State Educational Spending Per Cap/$291.21200.2213
a Ratio of House Price to Income152425
Hospital Beds per 1,0005.36612
Dust/Suspended Particles(ug/m3)173(g)240.73(-)
Vehicles per KM City Roads151.53224.6219
Criminal Cases per 10,000218113
TV Sets per 1,000135(h) 241.69(-)



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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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