The Californian city of 15.5 million people is transforming its reputation by setting ambitious sustainability targets, powering the bright lights of Hollywood with a growing renewable energy sector.

7 / 10

Digitalization Readiness

Los Angeles achieves a high digital readiness score for its widespread internet infrastructure and smart meter use.

5 / 10

Digitalization Potential

Los Angeles must integrate attempts to relieve congestion and reduce carbon emissions with new product ecosystems such as electric car sharing recharged by energy from virtual power plants.

Sustainability
Sustainability
Mobility
Mobility
Opportunity
Opportunity
KEY FACTS
Urban area 6,351 km2
Population density 2,425 people per km2
Population growth 4% since 2010

Source: Demographia

2019/2010
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How ready is Los Angeles for digitalization?

In the process of a sustainable transformation, Los Angeles is in readiness to make renewables a prominent proportion of its energy mix. In addition, the enthusiastic adoption of new services such as electric car sharing will help the city tackle ongoing issues of congestion and air pollution.

Scores out of 10
Readiness
Potential
Los Angeles
7
5
Singapore
8
2
Johannesburg
2
5
Taipei
6
2
Dubai
6
3
Buenos Aires
3
4
Berlin
6
2
London
8
3
Bengaluru
4
5

Score breakdown

Take a closer look at Los Angeles’s scores across the three themes of Expo 2020 Dubai; Sustainability, Mobility and Opportunity.

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