This section provides relevant information and links about Italy for those wishing to move there. In addition there are a number of blogs linked to which can provide first-hand experience in life in Italy as an expat.
Italy at a glance
|Population:||61,016,804 (July 2011 est.)|
|Major cities – population:||ROME (capital) 3.357 million; Milan 2.962 million; Naples 2.27 million; Turin 1.662 million; Palermo 872,000 (2009)|
|Languages:||Italian (official), German (parts of Trentino-Alto Adige region are predominantly German speaking), French (small French-speaking minority in Valle d’Aosta region), Slovene (Slovene-speaking minority in the Trieste-Gorizia area)|
|Labour force – by occupation:||agriculture: 4.2%
services: 65.1% (2005)
|Unemployment rate:||8.4% (2010 est.)|
|Internet users:||29.235 million (2009)|
Belgian government portal in English. Dutch, French and German also available.
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