Indicators are explained below the map.
Numbers in green = better than EU average; red = worse than EU average.

Indicator Average
Life expectancy Men: 80 years
Women: 84.5 years
Share of people with good to very good self-perceived health Low education level: 60.2%
Medium education level: 82.4%
High education level: 86.3%
Share of people without access to health care services Low education level: 2.8%
Medium education level: 1%
High education level:  0.4%

Main Links

Government Website


Italian National Institute of Statistics

EuroHealthNet partners working on health inequalities

Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS)– The National Institute of Health

Federazione Nazionale degli Ordini delle Professioni Infermieristiche (FNOPI)–The National Federation of Nursing Professions

Regione del Veneto – Veneto Region is the regional authorityand administrative body

Regione Toscana – Tuscany Region is the regional authority and administrative body

Federsanita ANCI is a nationwide association including municipalities and public health authorities

Centro regionale di Documentazione per la Promozione della Salute – Regione Piemonte (DoRS) – ASL TO3 – Piedmont Regional Health Promotion Documentation Center is a documentation center

Regional Healthcare and Social Affairs Agency of Puglia – The Strategic Regional Agency for Health and Social Affair of Puglia (AReSS Puglia) is the technical support of the regional government’s department for healthcare, social affairs and sports

LINKS Foundation

Comunità di Venezia Società Cooperativa Sociale – Comunità di Venezia and Casa Aurora are non-profit organizations working on mental health and addiction based in Venice

Association Pianoterra – The Association Pianoterra Onlus helps and supports vulnerable families.

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Resources from and about Italy

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