Arezzo is a city in Tuscany, Italy that was an important Etruscan town. Nowadays, Arezzo is an agricultural trade centre; has machine, clothing, gold, and jewellery industries; and is a tourist centre.
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The province of Arezzo receives on average 234 hours of sunshine per month, or 7.8 hours of sunshine per day. This is 0.85% less than the average for Italy and 2.13% less than the average for the region of Tuscany.
Throughout the year, it rains on average 7.28 days per month, which is an ordinary amount of precipitation for an Italian province.
Throughout the autumn and winter season, there are usually 2.68 days per month with fog and 1.28 cold days per month with perceived temperatures below 3°C. In the summer, there are on average 21.53 hot days per month with perceived temperatures above 30°C.
The average monthly income in Arezzo is around 1698.73€, which is close to the average for Italy.
The estimated cost of living is around 1630.03€ per month for an individual or 2455.2€ per month for a family of 4. The cost for renting a small apartment (2-3 bedrooms) in a main city area is around 1179.06€ per month.
Overall, Arezzo is affordable compared to other Italian provinces. Living in Arezzo is around 1.22% cheaper than the average of all Italian provinces.
Quality of Life
Healthcare in Arezzo is above average. For every 10k inhabitants, there are around undefined pharmacies, 8.99 general practitioners and 25.3 specialized doctors per 10k inhabitants. Average life expectancy in Arezzo is very high at 83.2 years of age.
Arezzo has a higher-than-average percentage of high school graduates, around 62.2%; and a higher-than-average percentage of university graduates, around 29.5%. The average number of completed years of schooling for people over 25 is 10.23, which is not far from the national average of 10.44. There are no universities in this province.
Arezzo has somewhat decent nightlife with 2.46 bars and 3.84 restaurants per 10k inhabitants.
Crime and Safety
The province of Arezzo is overall very safe for expats. As of 2021, there are an average of 2437.9 reported crimes per 100k inhabitants. This is 14.03% lower than the national average.
There have been around 0.3 deadly road accidents and 27.8 serious work-related injuries per 10k people in Arezzo. This is respectively 44.44% less driving accidents than average and -115.50% less work accidents than average.
Car theft is reportedly 78.85% lower than average with only 14.92 cases per 100k inhabitants. Reports of house thefts are 15.58% lower than average with 147.76 cases per 100k inhabitants. Cases of robbery are uncommon with 147.76 reported cases per 100k inhabitants, about 43.18% less the national average.
Public transport in Arezzo is lacking, and traffic is very high. There are on average 0.69 active vehicles per person, against a national average of 0.66.
Around 0.55km per 10k inhabitants of the main city in Arezzo consist of bicycle lanes. This makes Arezzo not very bike-friendly.
Arezzo's historic old town is small enough to explore on foot. If you have a rental car, you can park in one of the municipal lots for under €10 for the entire day, then walk up into the historic centre. Note that Arezzo is atop a steep incline, and you will feel as though you are walking uphill pretty much everywhere. Wear comfortable shoes.