b741
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World's Top 10 Economies

Thu Jan 11, 2007 3:22 pm

Just from my head(metro areas) by GDP

1.New York
2.Tokyo
3.London
4.Paris
5.Los Angeles
6.Chicago
7.Toronto
8.Ruhr Valley
9.Seoul
10.Silicon Valley

Any revisions greatly accepted! This list is by no means accurate. Where would Sao Paulo rank?
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RE: World's Top 10 Economies

Thu Jan 11, 2007 8:06 pm

Quoting B741 (Thread starter):
This list is by no means accurate.

Then why did you post it?
 
Toulouse
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RE: World's Top 10 Economies

Thu Jan 11, 2007 8:57 pm

Not sure about metropolitan areas, more difficult to find.
Here top 10 countries ranked per GDP according to the US CIA World fact book:

Rank Country GDP - per capita (PPP) Date of Information
1 Bermuda $ 69,900 2004 est.
2 Luxembourg $ 65,900 2005 est.
3 Equatorial Guinea $ 50,200 2005 est.
4 United Arab Emirates $ 45,200 2005 est.
5 Cayman Islands $ 43,800 2004 est.
6 Norway $ 42,800 2005 est.
7 United States $ 41,600 2005 est.
8 Ireland $ 41,100 2005 est.
9 Guernsey $ 40,000 2003 est.
10 Jersey $ 40,000 2003 est.
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RE: World's Top 10 Economies

Thu Jan 11, 2007 9:06 pm

Here's the list of the 10 wealthiest countries in the world according to a study carried out by Swiss bank UBS (this is based on average wages): Results for 2006. Nice to see my native Dublin in 4th place!

Rank Cities Wage index
1 Zurich 124.2
2 Geneva 115.4
3 Oslo 110.8
4 Dublin 104.6
5 New York 100.0
6 Luxembourg 98.1
7 Los Angeles 97.0
8 London 96.0
9 Copenhagen 95.7
10 Chicago 94.7
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RE: World's Top 10 Economies

Thu Jan 11, 2007 10:06 pm

Worlds Top Ranked Cities to live in:
The world's top cities offering the best quality of life
(New York is the base city with a score of 100 points)
2006 Rank 2005 Rank City Country Points
1 1 Zurich Switzerland 108.2
2 2 Geneva Switzerland 108.1
3 3 Vancouver Canada 107.7
4 3 Vienna Austria 107.5
5 8 Auckland New Zealand 107.3
6 5 Düsseldorf Germany 107.2
7 6 Frankfurt Germany 107.0
8 7 Munich Germany 106.8
9 9 Bern Switzerland 106.5
9 9 Sydney Australia 106.5
11 11 Copenhagen Denmark 106.2
12 14 Wellington New Zealand 105.8
13 12 Amsterdam Netherlands 105.7
14 13 Brussels Belgium 105.6
15 16 Toronto Canada 105.4
16 16 Berlin Germany 105.1
17 14 Melbourne Australia 105.0
18 18 Luxembourg Luxembourg 104.8
18 21 Ottawa Canada 104.8
20 19 Stockholm Sweden 104.7
21 20 Perth Australia 104.5
22 22 Montreal Canada 104.3
23 22 Nürnberg Germany 104.1
24 22 Dublin Ireland 103.8
25 25 Calgary Canada 103.6
26 25 Hamburg Germany 103.4
27 25 Honolulu USA 103.3
28 28 San Francisco USA 103.2
29 29 Adelaide Australia 103.1
29 29 Helsinki Finland 103.1
31 31 Brisbane Australia 102.8
31 32 Oslo Norway 102.8
33 33 Paris France 102.7
34 35 Singapore Singapore 102.5
35 34 Tokyo Japan 102.3
36 36 Boston USA 101.9
37 37 Lyon France 101.6
37 37 Yokohama Japan 101.6
39 39 London UK 101.2
40 40 Kobe Japan 101.0
41 41 Washington USA 100.4
41 52 Chicago USA 100.4
43 42 Portland USA 100.3
44 43 Barcelona Spain 100.2
45 44 Madrid Spain 100.1
46 46 New York City USA 100.0
47 46 Seattle USA 99.9
48 47 Lexington USA 99.8
49 48 Winston Salem USA 99.7
51 50 Osaka Japan 99.6
51 51 Milan Italy 99.6
51 50 Milan Italy 98
53 52 Lisbon Portugal 97.5
53 52 Tsukuba Japan 97.5
source: http://www.citymayors.com/features/quality_survey.html

My city (Auckland) came in at #5  Smile
There are about 3 different major quality of life surveys that come out around the world... the past few years Auckland has been in the Top 10 (even top 3) several times  Smile
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RE: World's Top 10 Economies

Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:06 pm

Quoting Toulouse (Reply 3):
Here's the list of the 10 wealthiest countries in the world according to a study carried out by Swiss bank UBS (this is based on average wages): Results for 2006. Nice to see my native Dublin in 4th place!

Last time I looked, none of those were *countries*  Wink
 
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RE: World's Top 10 Economies

Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:17 pm

Quoting RichardPrice (Reply 5):
Last time I looked, none of those were *countries*

Well, you know what they say about statistics....  Wink
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RE: World's Top 10 Economies

Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:25 pm

Quoting Toulouse (Reply 2):
Here top 10 countries ranked per GDP according to the US CIA World fact book:

Rank Country GDP - per capita (PPP) Date of Information
1 Bermuda $ 69,900 2004 est.

Hey. we're #1!!!
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Toulouse
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RE: World's Top 10 Economies

Fri Jan 12, 2007 12:20 am

Quoting RichardPrice (Reply 5):
Last time I looked, none of those were *countries*

Thanks for pointing that out Richard! Greetings from the country of Toulouse in the city of France...

Note to myself... must go easy on the auld Guinness

Quoting Kmh1956 (Reply 7):
Hey. we're #1!!!

Congratulations!
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RE: World's Top 10 Economies

Fri Jan 12, 2007 12:43 am

Quoting Toulouse (Reply 8):
Congratulations!

Not bad for a dinky little speck in the middle of the N. Atlantic, eh?

Of course that $69.9k figure bears no resemblance whatsoever to my own personal economy.....
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RE: World's Top 10 Economies

Fri Jan 12, 2007 12:53 am

Quoting Zkpilot (Reply 4):
Worlds Top Ranked Cities to live in:
The world's top cities offering the best quality of life



Quoting Zkpilot (Reply 4):
6 5 Düsseldorf Germany 107.2

 rotfl   rotfl   rotfl 
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