Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Greece 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 Greece, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 25.1% more likely to be obese
In Italy, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Greece, that number is 24.9% of people as of 2016.
make 27.2% less money
Italy has a GDP per capita of $38,200 as of 2017, while in Greece, the GDP per capita is $27,800 as of 2017.
be 90.3% more likely to be unemployed
In Italy, 11.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Greece, that number is 21.5% as of 2017.
be 20.4% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Italy, 29.9% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Greece, however, that number is 36.0% as of 2014.
be 50.0% more likely to die during childbirth
In Italy, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Greece, 3.0 women do as of 2017.
be 15.6% more likely to die during infancy
In Italy, approximately 3.2 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Greece, on the other hand, 3.7 children do as of 2020.
see 79.9% more coastline
Italy has a total of 7,600 km of coastline. In Greece, that number is 13,676 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Greece: At a glance
How big is Greece compared to Italy? See an in-depth size comparison.