Imperia for Expats and Nomads

Quality of LifeCost of LivingDigital Nomads

👥Population: 213,840

🚑Healthcare: okay

📚Education: poor

👮🏽‍♀️Safety: poor

🚨Crime: high

🚌Transport: poor

🚥Traffic: low

🚴‍♂️Cyclable: poor

🏛️Culture: great

🍸Nightlife: great

Recreation: poor

🌦️Climate: great

☀️Sunshine: great

🥵Summers: not hot

🥶Winters: not cold

🌧️Rain: very little

🌫️Fog: no fog

🍃Air quality: okay

👪For family: poor

👩For women: good

🏳️‍🌈LGBTQ+: okay

🥗For vegans: great

📈Cost of Living: high

🧑🏻Expenses (single person): 1624.02€/m

👩🏽‍🏫Expenses (tourist): 2436.03€/m

🏠Rental (studio apt.): 433.3€/m

🏘️Rental (2-room apt.): 619€/m

🏰Rental (3-room apt.): 866.6€/m

🏙️Housing Cost: expensive

💵Local Income: 1371.27€/m

👪Expenses (small family): 2412.79€/m

🏠Sale (studio apt.): 84120€/m

🏘️Sale (2-room apt.): 140200€/m

🏰Sale (3-room apt.): 196280€/m

👩‍💻Nomad-friendly: okay

💃Fun: okay

🤗Friendliness: good

🤐English-speakers: good

😊Happiness: great

💸Nomad cost: 2436.03€/m

📡High-speed Internet: poor

📈Innovation: poor

🏖️Beach: excellent

⛰️Hiking: okay


Map of the Imperia province in Liguria
Map of the provinces of Liguria including Imperia
The province of Imperia is the 89th largest Italian province by population with 213.840 people, located in the Liguria region.

The larger Imperia metropolitan area comprises 66 towns (comuni) and covers an area of 115.478 km2.

The population density is 185 inhabitants per km2, making it somewhat densely populated.

The male to female ratio is 1.00:1.09.

Imperia is a city of 42,000 people (2017) in Liguria.

Imperia is well known for the cultivation of flowers and olives, and is a popular summer destination for visitors.

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The province of Imperia receives on average 252 hours of sunshine per month, or 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.NaN This is 6.78% more than the average for Italy and 7.69% more than the average for the region of Liguria.

Throughout the year, it rains on average 5.29 days per month, which is below average for an Italian province.

During the autumn and winter season, there are usually 0.2 days per month with fog and 0.2 cold days per month with perceived temperatures below 3°C.

In the summer, there are on average 14.5 hot days per month with perceived temperatures above 30°C.

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Cost of Living

The average monthly income in Imperia is around 1371.27€, which is lower than the average for Italy.

The estimated cost of living is around 1624.02€ per month for an individual or 2412.79€ per month for a family of 4.

The cost for renting a small apartment (2-3 bedrooms) in a main city area is around 868.18€ per month.

Overall, Imperia is affordable compared to other Italian provinces.

Living in Imperia is around 1.58% cheaper than the average of all Italian provinces.

Quality of Life


Healthcare in Imperia is below average. For every 10k inhabitants, there are around undefined pharmacies, 8.2 general practitioners and 23.8 specialized doctors per 10k inhabitants.

NaNAverage life expectancy in Imperia is 81.4 years of age.


Imperia has a lower-than-average percentage of high school graduates, around 51.4%; and a lower-than-average percentage of university graduates, around 16.7%.NaN The average number of completed years of schooling for people over 25 is 9.91, which is lower than the national average of 10.44.

NaN There are no universities in this province.


Overall, Imperia has pretty good nightlife with 5.26 bars and 5.91 restaurants per 10k inhabitants.

Crime and Safety

The province of Imperia is overall less safe than other Italian provinces for expats.

As of 2021, there are an average of 3955.2 reported crimes per 100k inhabitants.

This is 39.48% higher than the national average.

There have been around 0.8 deadly road accidents and 8.6 serious work-related injuries per 10k people in Imperia.

This is respectively 48.15% more driving accidents than average and 33.33% less work accidents than average.

Car theft is reportedly 63.55% lower than average with only 25.71 cases per 100k inhabitants.

NaNReports of house thefts are 30.88% higher than average with 229.06 cases per 100k inhabitants.

NaNCases of robbery are uncommon with 229.06 reported cases per 100k inhabitants, about 0.77% less the national average.

Overall, Imperia is somewhat unsafe compared to other cities in Italy.


Public transport in Imperia is lacking, and traffic is below average.

NaNThere are on average 0.61 active vehicles per person, against a national average of 0.66.

Around 0.19km per 10k inhabitants of the main city in Imperia consist of bicycle lanes.

This makes Imperia not very bike-friendly.


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