Livorno for Expats and Nomads

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👥Population: 334,832

🚑Healthcare: great

📚Education: good

👮🏽‍♀️Safety: okay

🚨Crime: high

🚌Transport: okay

🚥Traffic: low

🚴‍♂️Cyclable: poor

🏛️Culture: great

🍸Nightlife: good

Recreation: great

🌦️Climate: great

☀️Sunshine: great

🥵Summers: not hot

🥶Winters: not cold

🌧️Rain: average

🌫️Fog: no fog

🍃Air quality: excellent

👪For family: okay

👩For women: great

🏳️‍🌈LGBTQ+: good

🥗For vegans: great

📈Cost of Living: high

🧑🏻Expenses (single person): 1691.93€/m

👩🏽‍🏫Expenses (tourist): 2537.9€/m

🏠Rental (studio apt.): 359.8€/m

🏘️Rental (2-room apt.): 514€/m

🏰Rental (3-room apt.): 719.6€/m

🏙️Housing Cost: high

💵Local Income: 1603.12€/m

👪Expenses (small family): 2531.8€/m

🏠Sale (studio apt.): 66840€/m

🏘️Sale (2-room apt.): 111400€/m

🏰Sale (3-room apt.): 155960€/m

👩‍💻Nomad-friendly: good

💃Fun: great

🤗Friendliness: great

🤐English-speakers: good

😊Happiness: excellent

💸Nomad cost: 2537.9€/m

📡High-speed Internet: poor

📈Innovation: good

🏖️Beach: excellent

⛰️Hiking: okay


Map of the Livorno province in Tuscany
Map of the provinces of Tuscany including Livorno
The province of Livorno is the 66th largest Italian province by population with 334.832 people, located in the Tuscany region. The city of Livorno is a major port city located on the western coast of Tuscany, Italy. It is known for its beautiful waterfront, historic fortresses, and Renaissance-era canals. Livorno has a rich maritime history and offers a variety of attractions, including museums, art galleries, and picturesque squares. The city is also a gateway to the picturesque Tuscan countryside and the nearby islands of Elba and Capraia.

The larger Livorno metropolitan area comprises 19 towns (comuni) and covers an area of 121.371 km2. The population density is 276 inhabitants per km2, making it somewhat densely populated. The male to female ratio is 1.00:1.09.

Livorno is a main port town in Tuscany. It was traditionally called Leghorn in English, nowadays the name is used to refer to a breed of chickens which were exported to North America from the Livorno port.

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The province of Livorno receives on average 252 hours of sunshine per month, or 8.4 hours of sunshine per day. This is 6.78% more than the average for Italy and 5.40% more than the average for the region of Tuscany.

Throughout the year, it rains on average 6.92 days per month, which is below average for an Italian province.

Throughout the autumn and winter season, there are usually 0.55 days per month with fog and 0.35 cold days per month with perceived temperatures below 3°C. In the summer, there are on average 14.06 hot days per month with perceived temperatures above 30°C.

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Cost of Living

The average monthly income in Livorno is around 1603.12€, which is close to the average for Italy.

The estimated cost of living is around 1691.93€ per month for an individual or 2531.8€ per month for a family of 4. The cost for renting a small apartment (2-3 bedrooms) in a main city area is around 1178.17€ per month.

Overall, Livorno is expensive compared to other Italian provinces. Living in Livorno is around 2.53% more expensive than the average of all Italian provinces.

Quality of Life


Healthcare in Livorno is above average. For every 10k inhabitants, there are around undefined pharmacies, 9.41 general practitioners and 25 specialized doctors per 10k inhabitants. Average life expectancy in Livorno is very high at 82.5 years of age.


Livorno has a higher-than-average percentage of high school graduates, around 65.1%; and a lower-than-average percentage of university graduates, around 25.2%. The average number of completed years of schooling for people over 25 is 10.74, which is not far from the national average of 10.44. There are no universities in this province.


Overall, Livorno has somewhat decent nightlife with 3.31 bars and 6.18 restaurants per 10k inhabitants.

Crime and Safety

The province of Livorno is overall moderately safe for expats. As of 2021, there are an average of 3882.1 reported crimes per 100k inhabitants. This is 36.90% higher than the national average.

There have been around 1.2 deadly road accidents and 17.9 serious work-related injuries per 10k people in Livorno. This is respectively 122.22% more driving accidents than average and -38.76% less work accidents than average.

Car theft is reportedly 58.77% lower than average with only 29.08 cases per 100k inhabitants. Reports of house thefts are 29.35% higher than average with 226.38 cases per 100k inhabitants. Cases of robbery are uncommon with 226.38 reported cases per 100k inhabitants, about 7.90% less the national average.

Livorno is generally a safe city with a low crime rate. Located in the Tuscany region, Livorno maintains a peaceful environment for residents and visitors. Petty theft and pickpocketing can occur in crowded tourist areas, so it is advisable to remain vigilant and take necessary precautions to safeguard personal belongings. Women usually feel safe walking alone in Livorno, but it is always recommended to exercise caution, particularly at night and in less-populated areas. Livorno has a low murder rate, and road accidents are infrequent. However, it is still important to adhere to traffic regulations and drive defensively.


Public transport in Livorno is lacking, and traffic is low. There are on average 0.56 active vehicles per person, against a national average of 0.66.

Around 0.25km per 10k inhabitants of the main city in Livorno consist of bicycle lanes. This makes Livorno not very bike-friendly.

Bus number 1 is a shuttle from train station to the port and vice-versa. A ticket for 75 minutes of travel is €1.5. For self-reliant cruise passengers, this is part of the most economical way to reach trains to Pisa and Florence.


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