Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Italy instead of Montenegro, you would:
live 5.2 years longer
In Montenegro, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 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 14.6% less likely to be obese
In Montenegro, 23.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Italy, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
make 2.1 times more money
Montenegro has a GDP per capita of $17,800 as of 2017, while in Italy, the GDP per capita is $38,200 as of 2017.
be 29.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Montenegro, 16.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Italy, that number is 11.3% as of 2017.
be 3.5 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Montenegro, 8.6% live below the poverty line as of 2013. In Italy, however, that number is 29.9% as of 2012.
pay a 5.4 times higher top tax rate
Montenegro has a top tax rate of 9.0% as of 2016. In Italy, the top tax rate is 48.8% as of 2016.
be 66.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Montenegro, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Italy, 2.0 women do as of 2017.
have 27.0% fewer children
In Montenegro, there are approximately 11.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Italy, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
see 25.9 times more coastline
Montenegro has a total of 294 km of coastline. In Italy, that number is 7,600 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Italian Revenue Agency, Department of Public Revenues, Montenegro.
Italy: At a glance
How big is Italy compared to Montenegro? See an in-depth size comparison.