If you lived in Italy instead of Kyrgyzstan, you would:

Health

live 10.7 years longer

In Kyrgyzstan, the average life expectancy is 72 years (68 years for men, 76 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 19.9% more likely to be obese

In Kyrgyzstan, 16.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Italy, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 10.3 times more money

Kyrgyzstan has a GDP per capita of $3,700 as of 2017, while in Italy, the GDP per capita is $38,200 as of 2017.

be 59.2% more likely to be unemployed

In Kyrgyzstan, 7.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Italy, that number is 11.3% as of 2017.

Life

be 96.7% less likely to die during childbirth

In Kyrgyzstan, approximately 60.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Italy, 2.0 women do as of 2017.

be 86.3% less likely to die during infancy

In Kyrgyzstan, approximately 23.3 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 59.2% fewer children

In Kyrgyzstan, there are approximately 20.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Italy, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 95.8% more likely to have internet access

In Kyrgyzstan, approximately 38.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Italy, about 74.4% do as of 2018.

be 12.0% more likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Kyrgyzstan, approximately 89% of people have improved drinking water access (97% in urban areas, and 84% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Italy, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 47.2% less on education

Kyrgyzstan spends 7.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Italy spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Italy: At a glance

Italy is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 294,140 sq km. Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the regional states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI established a Fascist dictatorship. His alliance with Nazi Germany led to Italy's defeat in World War II. A democratic republic replaced the monarchy in 1946 and economic revival followed. Italy is a charter member of NATO and the European Economic Community (EEC). It has been at the forefront of European economic and political unification, joining the Economic and Monetary Union in 1999. Persistent problems include sluggish economic growth, high youth and female unemployment, organized crime, corruption, and economic disparities between southern Italy and the more prosperous north.
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