Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Spain instead of Italy, you would:
be 19.6% more likely to be obese
In Italy, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Spain, that number is 23.8% of people as of 2016.
be 29.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Italy, 29.9% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Spain, however, that number is 21.1% as of 2012.
be 52.2% more likely to be unemployed
In Italy, 11.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Spain, that number is 17.2% as of 2017.
be 100.0% more likely to die during childbirth
In Italy, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Spain, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 15.8% more likely to have internet access
In Italy, approximately 74.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Spain, about 86.1% do as of 2018.
spend 10.5% more on education
Italy spends 3.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Spain spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 34.7% less coastline
Italy has a total of 7,600 km of coastline. In Spain, that number is 4,964 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Spain: At a glance
How big is Spain compared to Italy? See an in-depth size comparison.