Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Italy instead of Panama, you would:
live 5.0 years longer
In Panama, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022. In Italy, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022.
be 12.3% less likely to be obese
In Panama, 22.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Italy, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
make 53.5% more money
Panama has a GDP per capita of $25,400 as of 2020, while in Italy, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2020.
be 60.9% more likely to be unemployed
In Panama, 6.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2018. In Italy, that number is 9.9% as of 2019.
pay a 95.2% higher top tax rate
Panama has a top tax rate of 25.0% as of 2016. In Italy, the top tax rate is 48.8% as of 2016.
be 96.2% less likely to die during childbirth
In Panama, approximately 52.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Italy, 2.0 women do as of 2017.
be 80.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Panama, approximately 16.4 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Italy, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2022.
have 61.4% fewer children
In Panama, there are approximately 18.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Italy, there are 7.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 38.7% more on education
Panama spends 3.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Italy spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 14.5% more on healthcare
Panama spends 7.6% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Italy, that number is 8.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 3.1 times more coastline
Panama has a total of 2,490 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, General Directorate of Revenues, Panama.
Italy: At a glance
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