If you lived in Italy instead of Micronesia, Federated States of, you would:

Health

live 8.6 years longer

In Micronesia, Federated States of, the average life expectancy is 74 years (72 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 56.6% less likely to be obese

In Micronesia, Federated States of, 45.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Italy, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 11.2 times more money

Micronesia, Federated States of has a GDP per capita of $3,400 as of 2017, while in Italy, the GDP per capita is $38,200 as of 2017.

be 30.2% less likely to be unemployed

In Micronesia, Federated States of, 16.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2010. In Italy, that number is 11.3% as of 2017.

be 12.0% more likely to live below the poverty line

In Micronesia, Federated States of, 26.7% live below the poverty line as of 2000. In Italy, however, that number is 29.9% as of 2012.

Life

be 97.7% less likely to die during childbirth

In Micronesia, Federated States of, approximately 88.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Italy, 2.0 women do as of 2017.

be 82.0% less likely to die during infancy

In Micronesia, Federated States of, approximately 17.8 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 55.6% fewer children

In Micronesia, Federated States of, there are approximately 18.9 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 32.6% more likely to have access to electricity

In Micronesia, Federated States of, approximately 75% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Italy, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 2.1 times more likely to have internet access

In Micronesia, Federated States of, approximately 35.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Italy, about 74.4% do as of 2018.

be 27.2% more likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Micronesia, Federated States of, approximately 79% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Italy, 100% of people do as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 69.6% less on education

Micronesia, Federated States of spends 12.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Italy spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

Geography

see 24.3% more coastline

Micronesia, Federated States of has a total of 6,112 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

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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