Ragusa for Expats and Nomads

Quality of LifeCost of LivingDigital Nomads

👥Population: 320,893

🚑Healthcare: okay

📚Education: poor

👮🏽‍♀️Safety: okay

🚨Crime: low

🚌Transport: poor

🚥Traffic: high

🚴‍♂️Cyclable: poor

🏛️Culture: okay

🍸Nightlife: poor

Recreation: poor

🌦️Climate: great

☀️Sunshine: great

🥵Summers: very hot

🥶Winters: not cold

🌧️Rain: average

🌫️Fog: no fog

🍃Air quality: okay

👪For family: okay

👩For women: okay

🏳️‍🌈LGBTQ+: good

🥗For vegans: great

📈Cost of Living: affordable

🧑🏻Expenses (single person): 1316.79€/m

👩🏽‍🏫Expenses (tourist): 1975.18€/m

🏠Rental (studio apt.): 336.7€/m

🏘️Rental (2-room apt.): 481€/m

🏰Rental (3-room apt.): 673.4€/m

🏙️Housing Cost: average

💵Local Income: 1142.58€/m

👪Expenses (small family): 1959.23€/m

🏠Sale (studio apt.): 29820€/m

🏘️Sale (2-room apt.): 49700€/m

🏰Sale (3-room apt.): 69580€/m

👩‍💻Nomad-friendly: good

💃Fun: great

🤗Friendliness: okay

🤐English-speakers: okay

😊Happiness: okay

💸Nomad cost: 1975.18€/m

📡High-speed Internet: good

📈Innovation: okay

🏖️Beach: excellent

⛰️Hiking: okay


Map of the Ragusa province in Sicily
Map of the provinces of Sicily including Ragusa
The province of Ragusa is the 67th largest Italian province by population with 320.893 people, located in the Sicily region.

The city of Ragusa, with a population of approximately 73,635 residents, is located in southeastern Sicily, Italy.

Ragusa is renowned for its captivating Baroque architecture, which has earned it a coveted UNESCO World Heritage status.

Divided into two parts, Ragusa Ibla and Ragusa Superiore, the city offers a fascinating contrast of historic charm and modernity.

Visitors can wander through the enchanting streets of Ragusa Ibla, marvel at the ornate facades of its churches and palaces, and soak in the breathtaking views from the panoramic viewpoints.

Ragusa is a true gem of Sicily, inviting travelers to discover its cultural heritage and picturesque beauty.

The larger Ragusa metropolitan area comprises 12 towns (comuni) and covers an area of 162.389 km2.

The population density is 198 inhabitants per km2, making it somewhat densely populated.

The male to female ratio is 1.00:1.03.

Ragusa is a city in Sicily, Italy.

It's the provincial capital, with some 73,000 inhabitants (as of 2014). Along with 7 other nearby cities, it's a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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The province of Ragusa receives on average 258 hours of sunshine per month, or 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.NaN This is 9.32% more than the average for Italy and 0.64% less than the average for the region of Sicily.

Throughout the year, it rains on average 6.96 days per month, which is below average for an Italian province.

During the autumn and winter season, there are usually 0.67 days per month with fog and 0.18 cold days per month with perceived temperatures below 3°C.

In the summer, there are on average 25.49 hot days per month with perceived temperatures above 30°C.

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Cost of Living

The average monthly income in Ragusa is around 1142.58€, which is lower than the average for Italy.

The estimated cost of living is around 1316.79€ per month for an individual or 1959.23€ per month for a family of 4.

The cost for renting a small apartment (2-3 bedrooms) in a main city area is around 629.57€ per month.

Overall, Ragusa is affordable compared to other Italian provinces.

Living in Ragusa is around 20.20% cheaper than the average of all Italian provinces.

Quality of Life


Healthcare in Ragusa is below average. For every 10k inhabitants, there are around undefined pharmacies, 8.89 general practitioners and 23.5 specialized doctors per 10k inhabitants.

NaNAverage life expectancy in Ragusa is 81.9 years of age.


Ragusa has a lower-than-average percentage of high school graduates, around 49.4%; and a lower-than-average percentage of university graduates, around 22.2%.NaN The average number of completed years of schooling for people over 25 is 9.81, which is lower than the national average of 10.44.

NaN There are no universities in this province.


Overall, Ragusa has somewhat decent nightlife with 2.21 bars and 4.16 restaurants per 10k inhabitants.

Crime and Safety

The province of Ragusa is overall moderately safe for expats.

As of 2021, there are an average of 2689.5 reported crimes per 100k inhabitants.

This is 5.16% lower than the national average.

There have been around 0.7 deadly road accidents and 17.5 serious work-related injuries per 10k people in Ragusa.

This is respectively 29.63% more driving accidents than average and -35.66% less work accidents than average.

Car theft is reportedly 18.35% lower than average with only 57.59 cases per 100k inhabitants.

NaNReports of house thefts are 1.46% lower than average with 172.47 cases per 100k inhabitants.

NaNCases of robbery are uncommon with 172.47 reported cases per 100k inhabitants, about 42.37% less the national average.

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


Public transport in Ragusa is lacking, and traffic is very high.

NaNThere are on average 0.74 active vehicles per person, against a national average of 0.66.

Around 0.21km per 10k inhabitants of the main city in Ragusa consist of bicycle lanes.

This makes Ragusa not very bike-friendly.

If you go there on foot do not follow the directions for cars but take the step streets down from Via Roma.


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