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 19.9% less money
Australia has a GDP per capita of $48,700 as of 2020, while in Italy, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2020.
be 91.5% more likely to be unemployed
In Australia, 5.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Italy, that number is 9.9% as of 2019.
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 43.5% fewer children
In Australia, there are approximately 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Italy, there are 7.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 22.2% less likely to have internet access
In Australia, approximately 90.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Italy, about 70.0% do as of 2020.
spend 15.7% less on education
Australia spends 5.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Italy spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 12.1% less on healthcare
Australia spends 9.9% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Italy, that number is 8.7% of GDP as of 2019.
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.