Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Italy instead of Australia, you would:
be 31.4% less likely to be obese
In Australia, 29.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Italy, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
make 24.2% less money
Australia has a GDP per capita of $50,400 as of 2017, while in Italy, the GDP per capita is $38,200 as of 2017.
be 2.0 times more likely to be unemployed
In Australia, 5.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Italy, that number is 11.3% as of 2017.
be 66.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Australia, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Italy, 2.0 women do as of 2017.
have 32.3% fewer children
In Australia, there are approximately 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Italy, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 14.0% less likely to have internet access
In Australia, approximately 86.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Italy, about 74.4% do as of 2018.
spend 28.3% less on education
Australia spends 5.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Italy spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 70.5% less coastline
Australia has a total of 25,760 km of coastline. In Italy, that number is 7,600 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Italy: At a glance
How big is Italy compared to Australia? See an in-depth size comparison.