Naples for Expats and Nomads

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👥Population: 3,072,996

🚑Healthcare: good

📚Education: okay

👮🏽‍♀️Safety: poor

🚨Crime: too much

🚌Transport: great

🚥Traffic: low

🚴‍♂️Cyclable: poor

🏛️Culture: great

🍸Nightlife: excellent

Recreation: poor

🌦️Climate: good

☀️Sunshine: great

🥵Summers: hot

🥶Winters: not cold

🌧️Rain: rainy

🌫️Fog: no fog

🍃Air quality: okay

👪For family: poor

👩For women: poor

🏳️‍🌈LGBTQ+: excellent

🥗For vegans: excellent

📈Cost of Living: average

🧑🏻Expenses (single person): 1515.17€/m

👩🏽‍🏫Expenses (tourist): 2272.75€/m

🏠Rental (studio apt.): 353.15€/m

🏘️Rental (2-room apt.): 504.5€/m

🏰Rental (3-room apt.): 706.3€/m

🏙️Housing Cost: high

💵Local Income: 1412.37€/m

👪Expenses (small family): 2261.17€/m

🏠Sale (studio apt.): 68100€/m

🏘️Sale (2-room apt.): 113500€/m

🏰Sale (3-room apt.): 158900€/m

👩‍💻Nomad-friendly: excellent

💃Fun: great

🤗Friendliness: okay

🤐English-speakers: okay

😊Happiness: poor

💸Nomad cost: 2272.75€/m

📡High-speed Internet: excellent

📈Innovation: great

🏖️Beach: excellent

⛰️Hiking: poor


Map of the Naples province in Campania
Map of the provinces of Campania including Naples
The province of Naples is the 3rd largest Italian province by population with 3.072.996 people, located in the Campania region.

The city of Naples, with a population of approximately 962,003 residents, is a vibrant and bustling city located in southern Italy.

Naples is known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and mouthwatering cuisine.

The city is home to numerous historical sites, including the ancient city of Pompeii, which was preserved by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.

Naples is also famous for its pizza, with Neapolitan-style pizza being recognized as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage.

Visitors to Naples can explore the narrow streets of the historic center, visit the Royal Palace of Naples, and enjoy breathtaking views from the hillside neighborhood of Posillipo.

The larger Napoli metropolitan area comprises 92 towns (comuni) and covers an area of 1.171 km2.

The population density is 2,624 inhabitants per km2, making it somewhat densely populated.

The male to female ratio is 1.00:1.07.

Naples (Italian: Napoli; Neapolitan: Napule) in Italy, an ancient port on the Mediterranean sea.

With just short of a million citizens, is the third most populous municipality.

Metropolitan Naples is Italy's second most populous metropolitan area.

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The province of Naples receives on average 249 hours of sunshine per month, or 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.NaN This is 5.51% more than the average for Italy and 5.06% more than the average for the region of Campania.

Throughout the year, it rains on average 7.88 days per month, which is an ordinary amount of precipitation for an Italian province.

During the autumn and winter season, there are usually 0.73 days per month with fog and 0.12 cold days per month with perceived temperatures below 3°C.

In the summer, there are on average 22.87 hot days per month with perceived temperatures above 30°C.

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Cost of Living

The average monthly income in Naples is around 1412.37€, which is lower than the average for Italy.

The estimated cost of living is around 1515.17€ per month for an individual or 2261.17€ per month for a family of 4.

The cost for renting a small apartment (2-3 bedrooms) in a main city area is around 921.65€ per month.

Overall, Naples is affordable compared to other Italian provinces.

Living in Naples is around 8.18% cheaper than the average of all Italian provinces.

Quality of Life


Healthcare in Naples is above average. For every 10k inhabitants, there are around undefined pharmacies, 8.04 general practitioners and 32.3 specialized doctors per 10k inhabitants.

NaNAverage life expectancy in Naples is 80.4 years of age.


Naples has a lower-than-average percentage of high school graduates, around 50.5%; and a lower-than-average percentage of university graduates, around 20.1%.NaN The average number of completed years of schooling for people over 25 is 10.05, which is not far from the national average of 10.44.

NaN There are 5 universities within the province.


Naples (Napoli) is famous for its vibrant and lively nightlife.

The city comes alive after dark, with an abundance of bars, clubs, and entertainment venues scattered throughout its streets.

Visitors can immerse themselves in the energetic atmosphere, indulge in delicious street food, and experience the city's vibrant music and dance culture.

From intimate jazz clubs to bustling nightclubs, Naples offers a diverse and unforgettable nightlife experience.

Overall, Naples has pretty good nightlife with 2.61 bars and 3.72 restaurants per 10k inhabitants.

Crime and Safety

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

As of 2021, there are an average of 3581.5 reported crimes per 100k inhabitants.

This is 26.30% higher than the national average.

There have been around 0.4 deadly road accidents and 7.6 serious work-related injuries per 10k people in Napoli.

This is respectively 25.93% less driving accidents than average and 41.09% less work accidents than average.

Car theft is reportedly 571.73% higher than average with 473.77 cases per 100k inhabitants.

NaNReports of house thefts are 50.44% lower than average with 86.74 cases per 100k inhabitants.

NaNCases of robbery are not totally uncommon, around 330.44% higher than average with 95.3 reports per 100k inhabitants.

Napoli has a higher crime rate compared to other provinces in the Campania region.

The city is known for its historical challenges with crime, including instances of violent crimes such as robberies and homicides.

It is advisable to exercise caution and take extra precautions when visiting Napoli, particularly in certain problematic areas.


Public transport in Naples is quite good, and traffic is below average.

NaNThere are on average 0.59 active vehicles per person, against a national average of 0.66.

The city of Napoli is one of the very few places in Italy with an urban metro system, the Metropolitana di Napoli.

Around 0.04km per 10k inhabitants of the main city in Napoli consist of bicycle lanes.

This makes Napoli not very bike-friendly.


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