Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Germany instead of Italy, you would:
live 1.4 years less
In Italy, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Germany, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 12.1% more likely to be obese
In Italy, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Germany, that number is 22.3% of people as of 2016.
make 33.0% more money
Italy has a GDP per capita of $38,200 as of 2017, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,800 as of 2017.
be 66.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Italy, 11.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Germany, that number is 3.8% as of 2017.
be 44.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Italy, 29.9% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Germany, however, that number is 16.7% as of 2015.
be 3.5 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Italy, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Germany, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 20.6% more likely to have internet access
In Italy, approximately 74.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Germany, about 89.7% do as of 2018.
spend 26.3% more on education
Italy spends 3.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Germany spends 4.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 68.6% less coastline
Italy has a total of 7,600 km of coastline. In Germany, that number is 2,389 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Germany: At a glance
How big is Germany compared to Italy? See an in-depth size comparison.