Pisa for Expats and Nomads

Quality of LifeCost of LivingDigital Nomads

👥Population: 419,037

🚑Healthcare: excellent

📚Education: great

👮🏽‍♀️Safety: okay

🚨Crime: high

🚌Transport: excellent

🚥Traffic: low

🚴‍♂️Cyclable: excellent

🏛️Culture: excellent

🍸Nightlife: okay

Recreation: excellent

🌦️Climate: good

☀️Sunshine: good

🥵Summers: a bit hot

🥶Winters: not cold

🌧️Rain: average

🌫️Fog: average

🍃Air quality: poor

👪For family: great

👩For women: great

🏳️‍🌈LGBTQ+: good

🥗For vegans: great

📈Cost of Living: high

🧑🏻Expenses (single person): 1838.03€/m

👩🏽‍🏫Expenses (tourist): 2757.04€/m

🏠Rental (studio apt.): 355.95€/m

🏘️Rental (2-room apt.): 508.5€/m

🏰Rental (3-room apt.): 711.9€/m

🏙️Housing Cost: high

💵Local Income: 1804.43€/m

👪Expenses (small family): 2757.33€/m

🏠Sale (studio apt.): 55320€/m

🏘️Sale (2-room apt.): 92200€/m

🏰Sale (3-room apt.): 129080€/m

👩‍💻Nomad-friendly: okay

💃Fun: great

🤗Friendliness: great

🤐English-speakers: good

😊Happiness: excellent

💸Nomad cost: 2757.04€/m

📡High-speed Internet: okay

📈Innovation: great

🏖️Beach: okay

⛰️Hiking: good


Map of the Pisa province in Tuscany
Map of the provinces of Tuscany including Pisa
The province of Pisa is the 46th largest Italian province by population with 419.037 people, located in the Tuscany region.

The city of Pisa is located in the Tuscany region of Italy.

It is famous for its iconic leaning tower, part of the Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles), which also includes the Pisa Cathedral and the Baptistry.

Pisa is a historic city with a rich cultural heritage, known for its prestigious university, the University of Pisa, which was established in the 12th century.

The larger Pisa metropolitan area comprises 37 towns (comuni) and covers an area of 244.472 km2.

The population density is 171 inhabitants per km2, making it somewhat densely populated.

The male to female ratio is 1.00:1.06.

Pisa is a city in Tuscany, Italy, best known for its world-famous leaning tower.

But the tower isn't the only thing to see – there are other architectural and artistic marvels in this beautiful city.

The half-hour walk from the Campo dei Miracoli to the train station runs through a pedestrian street with many interesting sights, shops, and restaurants.

The best way to visit Pisa is walking the streets, as the city centre is small and cosy, and enjoying the sight and the atmosphere.

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The province of Pisa receives on average 243 hours of sunshine per month, or 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.NaN This is 2.97% more than the average for Italy and 1.63% more than the average for the region of Tuscany.

Throughout the year, it rains on average 7.13 days per month, which is an ordinary amount of precipitation for an Italian province.

During the autumn and winter season, there are usually 2.57 days per month with fog and 0.44 cold days per month with perceived temperatures below 3°C.

In the summer, there are on average 21.38 hot days per month with perceived temperatures above 30°C.

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Cost of Living

The average monthly income in Pisa is around 1804.43€, which is higher than the average for Italy.

The estimated cost of living is around 1838.03€ per month for an individual or 2757.33€ per month for a family of 4.

The cost for renting a small apartment (2-3 bedrooms) in a main city area is around 1187.77€ per month.

Overall, Pisa is expensive compared to other Italian provinces.

Living in Pisa is around 11.39% more expensive than the average of all Italian provinces.

Quality of Life


Healthcare in Pisa is above average. For every 10k inhabitants, there are around undefined pharmacies, 10.95 general practitioners and 47.8 specialized doctors per 10k inhabitants.

NaNAverage life expectancy in Pisa is very high at 82.9 years of age.


Pisa has a higher-than-average percentage of high school graduates, around 68.2%; and a higher-than-average percentage of university graduates, around 29%.NaN The average number of completed years of schooling for people over 25 is 11.04, which is above the national average of 10.44.

NaN There is one university in the province.


Pisa offers a vibrant nightlife scene that caters to both locals and tourists.

The city is dotted with lively bars, pubs, and clubs where visitors can enjoy a variety of drinks and music genres.

Regardless of whether you're looking for a casual evening with friends or a night of dancing, Pisa has options to suit different tastes and preferences.

The historic surroundings add a charming backdrop to the city's nightlife, creating a memorable experience.

Overall, Pisa has somewhat decent nightlife with 2.54 bars and 4.47 restaurants per 10k inhabitants.

Crime and Safety

The province of Pisa is overall moderately safe for expats.

As of 2021, there are an average of 3219.9 reported crimes per 100k inhabitants.

This is 13.55% higher than the national average.

There have been around 0.6 deadly road accidents and 16.2 serious work-related injuries per 10k people in Pisa.

This is respectively 11.11% more driving accidents than average and -25.58% less work accidents than average.

Car theft is reportedly 58.70% lower than average with only 29.13 cases per 100k inhabitants.

NaNReports of house thefts are 63.98% higher than average with 286.99 cases per 100k inhabitants.

NaNCases of robbery are not totally uncommon, around 35.82% higher than average with 30.07 reports per 100k inhabitants.

Overall, Pisa is quite safe to live and travel to.


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

NaNThere are on average 0.63 active vehicles per person, against a national average of 0.66.

Around 1.70km per 10k inhabitants of the main city in Pisa consist of bicycle lanes.

This makes Pisa somewhat bike-friendly by Italian standards.

In the city centre, just walk.


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