Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Italy instead of Iceland, you would:
make 26.8% less money
Iceland has a GDP per capita of $52,200 as of 2017, while in Italy, the GDP per capita is $38,200 as of 2017.
be 4.0 times more likely to be unemployed
In Iceland, 2.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Italy, that number is 11.3% as of 2017.
be 50.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Iceland, approximately 4.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Italy, 2.0 women do as of 2017.
be 52.4% more likely to die during infancy
In Iceland, approximately 2.1 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 36.8% fewer children
In Iceland, there are approximately 13.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Italy, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 24.9% less likely to have internet access
In Iceland, approximately 99.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Italy, about 74.4% do as of 2018.
spend 49.3% less on education
Iceland spends 7.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Italy spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 52.9% more coastline
Iceland has a total of 4,970 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 Iceland? See an in-depth size comparison.