Worlds 30 largest cities

1. Tokyo 37.8 million  7%

Average salary $2,596.14/$31,153 (Range 1,802.92-$3,239.75)

One bedroom outside downtown $654.70/$7,856.40  (Range 485.96- 809.94)

Largest suburbs – Yokohama, Saitama, Chiba

Richest areas- Azabu juban, Ginza

Poorest areas- Taito-ku (Sanya)

Places with the most Africans- Roppongi, Yokohama

Language – Japanese

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2. Seoul 25.6 million

Average salary $2,952.21/$35,426  (Range $1,969.46- $4,028.43)

One bedroom outside downtown $698.95/$8,387 (Range $537.84 -$805.69)

Largest suburbs – Incheon

Richest areas- Gangnam

Poorest areas- Guryong Village

Places with the most Africans- Itaewon

Language – Korean

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3. Lagos 25 million   48 % Growth

Average income $733.25/$8,799       (Range $490.07-1,000.00)

One bedroom outside downtown $158.35/$1,900.20      (Range $65.34 -$300.00)

Largest suburbs –

Richest areas- Banana Island, Ikoyi

Poorest areas- Oshodi, Makoko Village

Language – English, Yoruba, etc.

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4. New York City 24.2 million 3 % growth

Average income $3,277.84 $39,324 (Range – $2,500.00-$4,000.00)

One bedroom outside $1,896.37/$22,756 (Range $1,400.00 -$2,500.00)

Largest suburbs- Newark, Jersey City

Richest areas – Greenwich, Hamptons, Upper East Side, Alpine, Tribeca

Poorest areas – Brownsville, Bushwick, Morrisannia

Areas with most Africans – West Bronx, Harlem

Language – English

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5. Shanghai 24 million  (2000-2010 Growth rate 40%)

Average salary   $1,539.50 /$18,264     (Range $805.32 -2,415.96)

One bedroom outside of downtown    $483.19/$5,798.28   ($322.13- $644.26)

Richest neighborhood-Pudong, Huangpu, Minhang and Xuhui

Poorest neighborhood-Chongming Island, Jinshan, Fengxian

Language – Mandarin Chinese, Shanghainese

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6. Karachi 23.5 million (2000-2010 Growth rate) 80%

Average salary 302.41/$3,628   (Range $177.00-$491.67)

One bedroom outside downtown  $81.12/$973.44  (Range $59.00-$98.33)

Richest neighborhood-Clifton, Defense

Poorest neighborhood – Orangi, Lyari

Language – Urdu

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7. Jakarta 23 million 34%

Average salary 414.07/$4,968.84  (Range 338.17-526.04)

One bedroom outside downtown 267.07/$3,204  (Range 187.87-338.17)

Richest neighborhood in-Kebayoran Baru

Poorest neighborhood-Kelurahan Penjaringan, Muara Angke

Areas with most Africans Jalan Jaksa, Tana Abang

Language – Indonesian

8. Delhi 21.8 million  (2000-2010 growth 40%)

Average salary  592.43/$7,109     ( Range 361.78 – 943.77)

One bedroom outside downtown   137.63/$1,651.56     (Range 94.38-188.75)

Richest neighborhood – Aurangzeb Road, Amrita Shergill Marg 

Poorest neighborhood-Bhalswa

Area with most Africans – Khirki

Language – Hindi, English

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9. Mexico City 21.2 million   11%

Average salary 782.41/ $9,338      (Range $584.24-$1,298.31)

One bedroom outside downtown  281.81/$3,381.72   (Range $227.20-$389.49)

Richest neighborhood-Lomas Chapultapec, Polanco, Pedegral

Poorest neighborhood-Netza Chitza Itza (Worlds largest slum)

Language – Spanish

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10. Sao Paulo 21 million   15%

Average income $655.96/$7,871   (Range $480.55- $961.11)

One bedroom outside downtown $442.11/$5,305 (Range $320.37-$640.74) Itaim, Morumbi

Richest neighborhood – Ibirapuera / Vila Nova Conceição (3,481,242.02 average income)

Poorest neighborhood – Favela do Moinho

Area with most Africans – Grotto

Language – Portuguese

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11. Mumbai 20.7 million   (2000-2010 growth rate 20%)

Average salary 778.37/9,340.44       (Range 471.88-1,053.88)

One bedroom outside downtown 248.48/$2,981.76     (Range $188.75-330.32)

Richest area-Altamont road, Malabar Hill

Poorest Area – Dharavi

Language – Marathi, English, etc.

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12. Beijing 20.5 million  (2000-2010 growth 47.5%)

Average Salary   1,418.44/  $17,016  (Range 805.32 – 2,254.90

One bedroom outside downtown  579.06/$6,948.72     (Range 450.98-644.26)

Richest area-Chaoyang

Poorest areas – Xuanwu

Area with many Africans – Sanlitun

Language- Mandarin Chinese

13. Cairo 20.4 million

Average salary  $304.58/  $3,668          (Range 196.74 -524.63)

One bedroom outside of Downtown 135.70/$1,628.40      (Range 98.37-196.74)

Largest suburbs – Giza

Richest areas- Garden City, Zamalek, Maadi, Mohandessin, Heliopolis

Poorest areas- Manshiyat Nasr, Dar Al Salaam, Imbaba

,Areas with Most Africans – Ain Shams

Language – Arabic

14. Osaka  18.8 million (2000-2010 growth 2.4%)

Average salary 1,943.85/ $23,326.20  (Range $1,700.87-$2,267.82)

One bedroom outside downtown  350.97/$4,211.64  (Range $242.98-$404.97)

Richest neighborhood-Tetsukayama

Poorest neighborhood- Kamagasaki

Language – Japanese

15. Los Angeles 17.8 million  6 %

Average Salary   $2,942.74/$35,312.88         (Range $2,160.00-$3,600.00)

One bedroom outside downtown  $1,179.76/$14,157.12   (Range $1,000.00-$1,400.00)

Largest suburbs – Long Beach

Richest areas- Beverly Hills, Malibu, Holmby Hills

Poorest areas- Watts, Compton

Places with the most Africans- Fairfax (Most Africans in Los Angeles are spread out)

Language – English

16. Manila 17 million

Average Salary 613.40/$7,360     (Range 443.55-776.22)

One bedroom outside downtown 224.55/$2,694.50    (Range 133.07 – 399.20)

Richest neighborhood Casmarinas and Forbes Park in Makati

Poorest neighborhood Tondo

Language – Tagalog

17. Moscow 16.8 million

Average Salary 1,023.44/$12,276  (Range $713.78-$1,500.00)

One bedroom outside downtown $725.85/$8,710  (564.36 – 977.22)

Largest suburbs –

Richest areas- Minskoye Shosse, Rubylovka

Poorest areas- Kapotnya, Nekrasovka, West Biruyolvo

Places with the most Africans- Lyubertsy’s Krasnaya Gorka

Language – Russians

18. Johannesburg 14.6 million

Average salary  $1,791.31 /$21,495            ($1,140.79 – $2,933.46)

One bedroom outside of downtown    403.07/$4,836.84        (Range 293.26 – 488.91)

Largest suburbs – Soweto,

Richest areas- Sandton, Bryanston, Houghton

Poorest areas- Alexandra, Diepskloof, Klipton

Language – English, Zulu,

19. Istanbul 14.4 million  24%

Average salary $754.68/ $9,056  (Range $551.25-$1,102.50)

One bedroom outside downtown $262.63/$3,175  (Range $183.75-$367.50)

Richest neighborhood-Bebek,Yeniköy, Yali

Poorest neighborhood – Gazi Mahallesi, Karayollari

Area with most Africans – Kumpaki, Kurtulus, Beyoğlu

Language – Turkish

20. Dhaka 14.4 million  45%

Average salary 330.54/$ 3,996    (Range $258.11-$464.59)

One bedroom outside downtown $83.88/$1,006.56   (Range 51.62-129.05)

Richest area-Gulshan Thana

Poorest neighborhood – Korail

Language – Bengali

21. Guangzhou 14.1 million

Average Salary  1,342.20/$16,106      (Range $724.79- $1,610.64)

One bedroom outside downtown   398.08/$4,776.96      ($289.92-$483.19)

Richest area- Downtown

Poorest area- Panyu

Area with Most Africans – Xiaobei

Language – Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese

22. Kolkata 14.1 million (2000-2010 growth 10%)

Average Salary 456.15/$5,473.80    (Range $314.59-$723.56)

One bedroom outside downtown 99.62/$1,195.44    ($78.65 -$157.29

Richest area- Alipore, Ballygunge

Poorest area- Basanti

Language – Bengali

23. London 13.6 million

Average salary $2,975.14/$35,700 (Range $2,143.86 – $3,883.80)

One bedroom outside downtown $1,692.16/$20,305 (Range $1,398.17 – $2,019.57)

Largest suburbs –

Richest areas- Kensington, Knightsbridge, Mayfair

Poorest areas- Hackney, Croydon, Tower Hamlets

Places with the most Africans/Blacks- Brixton, Peckham, Stratford(Black Middle Class Area)

Language – English

24. Buenos Aires 12.7 million  13%

Average salary $1,284.23/$15,410    (Range $800.00-$1,600.00)

One bedroom outside downtown $453.08/$5,436.96 (Range $300.00-$550.00)

Richest neighborhood-Barrio Norte, Recolete, Retiro, Palermo

Poorest neighborhood- Villa 31

Area with the most Africans-Constitucion, San Telmo

Language – Spanish

25. Rio de Janeiro 12.6 million   10%

Average Income $636.91/$7,642 (Range 480.55 – 961.11)

One bedroom outside downtown  541.85/6,502.20    (Range 392.07-653.45)

Largest suburbs – Niteroi

Richest areas- Leblon (It is regarded as having the most expensive price per residential square meter in Latin America.[3]),

$ 2,140,488.22 average income ; Ipanema, Lagoa

Poorest areas- Rocinha, Alemao

Places with the most Africans- None

Language – Portuguese

26. Tehran  12.2 million

Average salary $559 (Range 400-786)

One bedroom outside downtown  423.40 or   ($260-600)

Richest neighborhood-Elahieh, Fereshteh

Poorest neighborhood-Darvezeh Ghar, Varamin

Language – Farsi

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27. Paris 12.161 million

Average Salary     $2,779.51 or $33,554.12  (Range $1,993.80-$3,876.83)

One bedroom outside downtown  960.78 or $11,529.36   (Range $775.37-$1,107.67)

Richest areas – Versailles, Le Vésinet, Maisons-Laffitte and Neuilly-sur-Seine

Poorest areas – Clichy-sous-Bois, Bondy and Corbeil-Essonnes

Area with most Africans-Sarcelles

Language – French

28. Bogota 12.1 million

Average Salary-$367.14 or $4,405.68    ($240.38-$577.32)

One bedroom outside downtown- $400.02  or $4,800.02  ( $298.15-$559.03)

Richest neighborhoods – Los Rosales

Poorest neighborhoods- Ciudad Bolivar. Bosa

Language – Spanish

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29. Rhine Ruhr 11.3 million

Average Salary $2,542.57 or $30,510.84  ($2,225.93-$3,561.49)

One bedroom outside downtown $484.76 or $5,817.12   ($333.89-$612.13)

Richest areas- Friesenveirtel(Cologne)

Poorest areas- Ehrenfield(Cologne); Duisburg,

Language – German

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30. Shenzhen 10.6 million (2000-2010 50% growth)

Average Salary  $1,635.51/$19,626       ($966.39-$2,415.96)

One Bedroom outside downtown  $552.99/$6,635.88       (Range $322.13-$644.26)

Richest areas-Shekou, OCT

Poorest areas-Wuwucun

Language – Mandarin Chinese

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