City stats: how rivals measure up

A round-up of data that impact rival cities’ housing markets

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The two main cities of the old Austro-Hungarian empire have enjoyed a contrast in fortunes in recent years

Residents of the US city have more money in their pockets as the cost of living in the Canadian city soars

Australia’s two largest cities attract the majority of the country’s immigrants but once there, their experiences differ

Demographics and government exert different pressures on the housing markets of these near-neighbours

Residents in Norway’s capital are happier than those in Finland, despite paying more for their housing and beer

The capitals of Japan and South Korea are both facing the demographic challenge of an ageing population

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