Bogota

Smart city ranking
116 Out of 118
92 in 2020
D CC in 2020
Factor ratings
D Structures
D Technologies
Group
4
All ratings range from AAA to D

Background Information

City Population 10,980,000 (UN World Urbanization Prospects)
Country 2016 2017 2018 2019 1 yr change
HDI 0.759 0.760 0.761 0.767 +0.006
Life expectancy at birth 76.7 76.9 77.1 77.3 +0.2
Expected years of schooling 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.4 -0.2
Mean years of schooling 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.5 +0.2
GNI per capita (PPP $) 13,087 12,963 12,896 14,257 +1,361

Priority Areas

From a list of 15 indicators, survey respondents were asked to select 5 that they perceived as the most urgent for their city. This is the total bar. The higher the percentage of responses per area, the greater the priority for the city.

The left hand section of each bar shows the Alignment - the proportion of those respondents who also answered the corresponding survey questions low. A strong Alignment implies that these areas also demand priority attention.

% of respondents who chose the Priority Area
0%
20%
40%
60%
80%100%
security
76.8%
health services
54.4%
corruption
53.1%
unemployment
47.5%
air pollution
40.5%
public transport
39.4%
fulfilling employment
37.3%
affordable housing
29.9%
basic amenities
26.8%
road congestion
22.8%
school education
21.0%
social mobility
18.1%
recycling
16.6%
green spaces
10.1%
citizen engagement
7.9%

Attitudes

% of respondents who agree or strongly agree with the statement
0%
20%
40%
60%
80%100%
You are willing to concede personal data in order to improve traffic congestion
65.4%
You are comfortable with face recognition technologies to lower crime
74.5%
You feel the availability of online information has increased your trust in authorities
50.4%
The proportion of your day-to-day payment transactions that are non-cash (% of transactions)
54.4%
Legend
City
Group Mean

Structures

Health & Safety
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Basic sanitation meets the needs of the poorest areas
31.8
Recycling services are satisfactory
45.4
Public safety is not a problem
20.7
Air pollution is not a problem
21.2
Medical services provision is satisfactory
40.1
Finding housing with rent equal to 30% or less of a monthly salary is not a problem
23.3
Mobility
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Traffic congestion is not a problem
15.0
Public transport is satisfactory
26.4
Opportunities (Work & School)
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Employment finding services are readily available
45.7
Most children have access to a good school
40.1
Lifelong learning opportunities are provided by local institutions
41.2
Businesses are creating new jobs
33.6
Minorities feel welcome
27.4
Activities
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Green spaces are satisfactory
63.5
Cultural activities (shows, bars, and museums) are satisfactory
66.9
Governance
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Information on local government decisions are easily accessible
43.9
Corruption of city officials is not an issue of concern
16.9
Residents contribute to decision making of local government
27.0
Residents provide feedback on local government projects
37.3
Legend
Min
City
Mean
Max

Technologies

Health & Safety
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Online reporting of city maintenance problems provides a speedy solution
41.4
A website or App allows residents to easily give away unwanted items
41.2
Free public wifi has improved access to city services
50.5
CCTV cameras has made residents feel safer
48.1
A website or App allows residents to effectively monitor air pollution
40.0
Arranging medical appointments online has improved access
57.3
Mobility
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Car-sharing Apps have reduced congestion
42.1
Apps that direct you to an available parking space have reduced journey time
37.6
Bicycle hiring has reduced congestion
46.8
Online scheduling and ticket sales has made public transport easier to use
46.7
The city provides information on traffic congestion through mobile phones
54.8
Opportunities (Work & School)
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Online access to job listings has made it easier to find work
55.3
IT skills are taught well in schools
48.5
Online services provided by the city has made it easier to start a new business
48.3
The current internet speed and reliability meet connectivity needs
55.4
Activities
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Online purchasing of tickets to shows and museums has made it easier to attend
71.9
Governance
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Online public access to city finances has reduced corruption
24.9
Online voting has increased participation
32.8
An online platform where residents can propose ideas has improved city life
39.5
Processing Identification Documents online has reduced waiting times
53.8
Legend
Min
City
Mean
Max

Background Information

City Population 10,980,000 (UN World Urbanization Prospects)
Country 2016 2017 2018 2019 1 yr change
HDI 0.759 0.760 0.761 0.767 +0.006
Life expectancy at birth 76.7 76.9 77.1 77.3 +0.2
Expected years of schooling 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.4 -0.2
Mean years of schooling 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.5 +0.2
GNI per capita (PPP $) 13,087 12,963 12,896 14,257 +1,361

Priority Areas

From a list of 15 indicators, survey respondents were asked to select 5 that they perceived as the most urgent for their city. This is the total bar. The higher the percentage of responses per area, the greater the priority for the city.

The left hand section of each bar shows the Alignment - the proportion of those respondents who also answered the corresponding survey questions low. A strong Alignment implies that these areas also demand priority attention.

% of respondents who chose the Priority Area
0%
20%
40%
60%
80%100%
security
76.8%
health services
54.4%
corruption
53.1%
unemployment
47.5%
air pollution
40.5%
public transport
39.4%
fulfilling employment
37.3%
affordable housing
29.9%
basic amenities
26.8%
road congestion
22.8%
school education
21.0%
social mobility
18.1%
recycling
16.6%
green spaces
10.1%
citizen engagement
7.9%

Attitudes

% of respondents who agree or strongly agree with the statement
0%
20%
40%
60%
80%100%
You are willing to concede personal data in order to improve traffic congestion
65.4%
You are comfortable with face recognition technologies to lower crime
74.5%
You feel the availability of online information has increased your trust in authorities
50.4%
The proportion of your day-to-day payment transactions that are non-cash (% of transactions)
54.4%
Legend
City
Group Mean

Structures

Health & Safety
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Basic sanitation meets the needs of the poorest areas
31.8
Recycling services are satisfactory
45.4
Public safety is not a problem
20.7
Air pollution is not a problem
21.2
Medical services provision is satisfactory
40.1
Finding housing with rent equal to 30% or less of a monthly salary is not a problem
23.3
Mobility
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Traffic congestion is not a problem
15.0
Public transport is satisfactory
26.4
Opportunities (Work & School)
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Employment finding services are readily available
45.7
Most children have access to a good school
40.1
Lifelong learning opportunities are provided by local institutions
41.2
Businesses are creating new jobs
33.6
Minorities feel welcome
27.4
Activities
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Green spaces are satisfactory
63.5
Cultural activities (shows, bars, and museums) are satisfactory
66.9
Governance
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Information on local government decisions are easily accessible
43.9
Corruption of city officials is not an issue of concern
16.9
Residents contribute to decision making of local government
27.0
Residents provide feedback on local government projects
37.3
Legend
Min
City
Mean
Max

Technologies

Health & Safety
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Online reporting of city maintenance problems provides a speedy solution
41.4
A website or App allows residents to easily give away unwanted items
41.2
Free public wifi has improved access to city services
50.5
CCTV cameras has made residents feel safer
48.1
A website or App allows residents to effectively monitor air pollution
40.0
Arranging medical appointments online has improved access
57.3
Mobility
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Car-sharing Apps have reduced congestion
42.1
Apps that direct you to an available parking space have reduced journey time
37.6
Bicycle hiring has reduced congestion
46.8
Online scheduling and ticket sales has made public transport easier to use
46.7
The city provides information on traffic congestion through mobile phones
54.8
Opportunities (Work & School)
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Online access to job listings has made it easier to find work
55.3
IT skills are taught well in schools
48.5
Online services provided by the city has made it easier to start a new business
48.3
The current internet speed and reliability meet connectivity needs
55.4
Activities
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Online purchasing of tickets to shows and museums has made it easier to attend
71.9
Governance
Score
0
20
40
60
80100
Online public access to city finances has reduced corruption
24.9
Online voting has increased participation
32.8
An online platform where residents can propose ideas has improved city life
39.5
Processing Identification Documents online has reduced waiting times
53.8
Legend
Min
City
Mean
Max