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Cost of Living in Italy

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

Summary: What is the cost of living in Italy? Expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Italy talk about the general living costs, the cost of housing and health insurance.

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Is the cost of living in Italy high?

We asked people how much they someone comfortably live on in Italy, they wrote:

"That really depends... In Minturno, a couple who want to live simply, using the bus and train for transportation, $20,000/year would suffice," said another expat in Minturno.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Some of Betsy's more popular articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Italy, 12 Things to Know Before Moving to The Dominican Republic and the Living in Panama Guide. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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