Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Italy instead of Greece, you would:
live 1.4 years longer
In Greece, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Italy, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.
be 20.1% less likely to be obese
In Greece, 24.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Italy, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
make 37.4% more money
Greece has a GDP per capita of $27,800 as of 2017, while in Italy, the GDP per capita is $38,200 as of 2017.
be 47.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Greece, 21.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Italy, that number is 11.3% as of 2017.
be 16.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Greece, 36.0% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In Italy, however, that number is 29.9% as of 2012.
be 33.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In Greece, approximately 3.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Italy, 2.0 women do as of 2017.
be 13.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Greece, approximately 3.7 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.
see 44.4% less coastline
Greece has a total of 13,676 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 Greece? See an in-depth size comparison.