EU Unemployment Rates, January 2021

Mar 23, 2021
Unemployment Rate in EU States

The chart above shows the unemployment rate in each EU state as of January 2021 (unless otherwise noted - see caveats below), the change from the previous month, and the rate one year prior.  There are no states with an unemployment rate below three percent.

US Unemployment Rates, January 2021

Mar 22, 2021
Unemployment Rate in US States

The chart above shows the unemployment rate in each US state as of January 2021, the change from the previous month, and the rate one year prior.  The unemployment rate continues to drop in most states resulting in nine states with a rate below four percent.

Oceanian Cities by Size of Urban Area

Mar 19, 2021
Size of Urban Areas

The chart above shows the urban area of each city with a population of over one million.  The urban area has been normalized so as to avoid any inconsistencies with how cities and their metropolitan areas are defined by their governments.  Each urban area has similar characteristics making this the definitive method with which to compare cities across various countries.  All urban areas with over one million people in Oceania belong to either Australia or New Zealand.

African Cities by Size of Urban Area

Mar 18, 2021
Size of Urban Areas

The chart above shows the urban area of each city with a population of over one million.  The urban area has been normalized so as to avoid any inconsistencies with how cities and their metropolitan areas are defined by their governments.  Each urban area has similar characteristics making this the definitive method with which to compare cities across various countries.  South Africa has the largest urban area by size by far.

Asian Cities by Size of Urban Area

Mar 17, 2021
Size of Urban Areas

The chart above shows the urban area of each city with a population of over one million with an area over 360 square kilometers while the charts below show all urban areas with a population of over one million with an area between 185 square kilometers and 360 square kilometers, between 105 and 185 square kilometers, and below 105 square kilometers.  The urban area has been normalized so as to avoid any inconsistencies with how cities and their metropolitan areas are defined by their governments.  Each urban area has similar characteristics making this the definitive method with which to compare cities across various countries.  Japan has the largest urban area by size by far.

European Cities by Size of Urban Area

Mar 16, 2021
Size of Urban Areas

The chart above shows the urban area of each city with a population of over one million with an area over 250 square kilometers while the chart below shows all urban areas with a population of over one million with an area under 250 square kilometers.  The urban area has been normalized so as to avoid any inconsistencies with how cities and their metropolitan areas are defined by their governments.  Each urban area has similar characteristics making this the definitive method with which to compare cities across various countries.  Russia has the largest urban area by size by far.

South American Cities by Size of Urban Area

Mar 15, 2021
Size of Urban Areas

The chart above shows the urban area of each city with a population of over one million.  The urban area has been normalized so as to avoid any inconsistencies with how cities and their metropolitan areas are defined by their governments.  Each urban area has similar characteristics making this the definitive method with which to compare cities across various countries.  All urban areas over 1,000 square kilometers in South America belong to either Brazil, Argentina, or Chile.

North American Cities by Size of Urban Area

Mar 12, 2021
Size of Urban Areas

The chart above shows the urban area of each city with a population of over one million.  The urban area has been normalized so as to avoid any inconsistencies with how cities and their metropolitan areas are defined by their governments.  Each urban area has similar characteristics making this the definitive method with which to compare cities across various countries.  Most large cities - as defined by their area - in North America belong to the United States.

EU and US Cities by Size of Urban Area

Mar 11, 2021
Size of Urban Areas

The chart above shows the urban area of each city with a population of over one million with an area over 250 square miles while the chart below shows all urban areas with a population of over one million with an area under 250 square miles.  The urban area has been normalized so as to avoid any inconsistencies with how cities and their metropolitan areas are defined by their governments.  Each urban area has similar characteristics making this the definitive method with which to compare cities across various countries.  Most large US cities have an urban area of over 250 square miles and populate the above chart while most EU cities have an urban area of under 250 square miles and thus populate the chart below.

US Cities by Size of Urban Area

Mar 10, 2021
Size of Urban Areas

The chart above shows the urban area of each city with a population of over one million.  The urban area has been normalized so as to avoid any inconsistencies with how cities and their metropolitan areas are defined by their governments.  Each urban area has similar characteristics making this the definitive method with which to compare cities across various countries.  New York City is the largest urban area in the US followed by Boston.


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