Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Italy instead of Cyprus, you would:
live 3.2 years longer
In Cyprus, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Italy, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.
pay a 39.4% higher top tax rate
Cyprus has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Italy, the top tax rate is 48.8% as of 2016.
be 66.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Cyprus, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Italy, 2.0 women do as of 2017.
be 56.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Cyprus, approximately 7.4 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 22.9% fewer children
In Cyprus, there are approximately 10.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Italy, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 11.9% less likely to have internet access
In Cyprus, approximately 84.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Italy, about 74.4% do as of 2018.
spend 40.6% less on education
Cyprus spends 6.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Italy spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 11.7 times more coastline
Cyprus has a total of 648 km of coastline. In Italy, that number is 7,600 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Inland Revenue Department of the Republic of Cyprus, The World Factbook, Italian Revenue Agency.
Italy: At a glance
How big is Italy compared to Cyprus? See an in-depth size comparison.