Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Italy instead of Armenia, you would:

Health

live 6.9 years longer


In Armenia, the average life expectancy is 76 years (72 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020. In Italy, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 4.0 times more money


Armenia has a GDP per capita of $9,500 as of 2017, while in Italy, the GDP per capita is $38,200 as of 2017.

be 40.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Armenia, 18.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Italy, that number is 11.3% as of 2017.

pay a 35.6% higher top tax rate


Armenia has a top tax rate of 36.0% as of 2016. In Italy, the top tax rate is 48.8% as of 2016.

Life

be 92.3% less likely to die during childbirth


In Armenia, approximately 26.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Italy, 2.0 women do as of 2017.

be 72.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Armenia, approximately 11.5 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Italy, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.

have 29.4% fewer children


In Armenia, there are approximately 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Italy, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 14.9% more likely to have internet access


In Armenia, approximately 64.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Italy, about 74.4% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 40.7% more on education


Armenia spends 2.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Italy spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

Italy: At a glance

Italy is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 294,140 sq km. Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the regional states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI established a Fascist dictatorship. His alliance with Nazi Germany led to Italy's defeat in World War II. A democratic republic replaced the monarchy in 1946 and economic revival followed. Italy is a charter member of NATO and the European Economic Community (EEC). It has been at the forefront of European economic and political unification, joining the Economic and Monetary Union in 1999. Persistent problems include sluggish economic growth, high youth and female unemployment, organized crime, corruption, and economic disparities between southern Italy and the more prosperous north.

How big is Italy compared to Armenia? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Italian Revenue Agency, Tax Service of Republic of Armenia.

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