Expatriation and Immigration in Italy

Overview by Globlatrade.net:

Capital: Rome


Total Population: 60,221,211
Annual Growth Rate: 0.6%
Density: 203 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 67.6%
Population of main cities including suburbs: Roma (3,500,000); Milano (3,550,000); Napoli (3,075,000); Torino (1,600,000); Palermo (672,000).
Ethnic Origins: A majority of Italians, with German, French, Catalan Albanian and Croatian minorities
Official Language: The official language is Italian.
Other Languages Spoken: You should note that the use of dialects persists in this country. Albanian is spoken by approximately 80,000 people in the South and 50,000 people in the rest of the country. 20,000 residents in the North East of Sardinia speak Gallurese. In addition, the Sardinian language is also spoken in Sardinia by approximately 1.2 million people.
Business Language(s): More and more people have some knowledge of English.
Religion: Catholics 83.4%, No religion 16.1%, Others 0.5%.
Literacy Rate: 98.4%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Rome, Milan

Exchange Rate on

: National Currency:
Euro (EUR)

Country Overview

Area: 301,340 km²
Type of State: Republic based on a parliamentary democracy.
Type of Economy: High-income economy, OECD member, G8 member.
The economy relies on imports of raw materials and energy; large public debt (over 100% of GDP)
HDI*: 0.854/1
HDI (World Rank): 23/169

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To Make a Call From Italy, Dial 00
To Make a Call to Italy, Dial +39
Internet Suffix: .it
Computers: 36.7 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 33.6 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 48.9 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Imports of Goods (million USD) 384,790 442,555 511,880 562,102 412,721
Exports of Goods (million USD) 373,135 416,875 500,088 543,050 405,777
Imports of Services (million USD) 88,364 98,107 118,685 127,861 114,581
Exports of Services (million USD) 88,094 97,554 110,682 118,398 101,237

Source: WTO - World Trade Organization


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