Udine for Expats and Nomads

Quality of LifeCost of LivingDigital Nomads

👥Population: 528,791

🚑Healthcare: great

📚Education: great

👮🏽‍♀️Safety: good

🚨Crime: very low

🚌Transport: excellent

🚥Traffic: high

🚴‍♂️Cyclable: excellent

🏛️Culture: great

🍸Nightlife: excellent

Recreation: excellent

🌦️Climate: good

☀️Sunshine: good

🥵Summers: not very hot

🥶Winters: not cold

🌧️Rain: rainy

🌫️Fog: little

🍃Air quality: okay

👪For family: excellent

👩For women: great

🏳️‍🌈LGBTQ+: good

🥗For vegans: good

📈Cost of Living: average

🧑🏻Expenses (single person): 1761.89€/m

👩🏽‍🏫Expenses (tourist): 2642.84€/m

🏠Rental (studio apt.): 288.4€/m

🏘️Rental (2-room apt.): 412€/m

🏰Rental (3-room apt.): 576.8€/m

🏙️Housing Cost: affordable

💵Local Income: 1851.84€/m

👪Expenses (small family): 2653.56€/m

🏠Sale (studio apt.): 40050€/m

🏘️Sale (2-room apt.): 66750€/m

🏰Sale (3-room apt.): 93450€/m

👩‍💻Nomad-friendly: good

💃Fun: okay

🤗Friendliness: good

🤐English-speakers: great

😊Happiness: okay

💸Nomad cost: 2642.84€/m

📡High-speed Internet: good

📈Innovation: good

🏖️Beach: poor

⛰️Hiking: great


Map of the Udine province in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Map of the provinces of Friuli-Venezia Giulia including Udine
The province of Udine is the 37th largest Italian province by population with 528.791 people, located in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region.

The larger Udine metropolitan area comprises 134 towns (comuni) and covers an area of 49.693 km2.

The population density is 106 inhabitants per km2, making it somewhat densely populated.

The male to female ratio is 1.00:1.07.

Udine is the capital of the Province of Udine in the Italian Region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

Friuli is known as a region of wines, prosciutto di San Daniele and Montasio cheese.

Udine is an excellent location to taste these products and to start a visit to this less traveled part of Italy.

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The province of Udine receives on average 225 hours of sunshine per month, or 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.NaN This is 4.66% less than the average for Italy and 1.32% less than the average for the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

Throughout the year, it rains on average 8.65 days per month, which is well above average for an Italian province.

During the autumn and winter season, there are usually 2.04 days per month with fog and 1.75 cold days per month with perceived temperatures below 3°C.

In the summer, there are on average 19.28 hot days per month with perceived temperatures above 30°C.

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Cost of Living

The average monthly income in Udine is around 1851.84€, which is higher than the average for Italy.

The estimated cost of living is around 1761.89€ per month for an individual or 2653.56€ per month for a family of 4.

The cost for renting a small apartment (2-3 bedrooms) in a main city area is around 800.19€ per month.

Overall, Udine is expensive compared to other Italian provinces.

Living in Udine is around 6.77% more expensive than the average of all Italian provinces.

Quality of Life


Healthcare in Udine is above average. For every 10k inhabitants, there are around undefined pharmacies, 8.9 general practitioners and 29.4 specialized doctors per 10k inhabitants.

NaNAverage life expectancy in Udine is very high at 82.6 years of age.


Udine has a higher-than-average percentage of high school graduates, around 71.6%; and a higher-than-average percentage of university graduates, around 31.6%.NaN The average number of completed years of schooling for people over 25 is 10.86, which is not far from the national average of 10.44.

NaN There is one university in the province.


Overall, Udine has pretty good nightlife with 3.5 bars and 3.99 restaurants per 10k inhabitants.

Crime and Safety

The province of Udine is overall very safe for expats.

As of 2021, there are an average of 2176.3 reported crimes per 100k inhabitants.

This is 23.26% lower than the national average.

There have been around 0.3 deadly road accidents and 9.2 serious work-related injuries per 10k people in Udine.

This is respectively 44.44% less driving accidents than average and 28.68% less work accidents than average.

Car theft is reportedly 87.07% lower than average with only 9.12 cases per 100k inhabitants.

NaNReports of house thefts are 3.05% lower than average with 169.69 cases per 100k inhabitants.

NaNCases of robbery are uncommon with 169.69 reported cases per 100k inhabitants, about 40.79% less the national average.

Overall, Udine is a very safe place to visit and live in.


Public transport in Udine is quite good, and traffic is somewhat high.

NaNThere are on average 0.67 active vehicles per person, against a national average of 0.66.

Around 1.22km per 10k inhabitants of the main city in Udine consist of bicycle lanes.

This makes Udine somewhat bike-friendly by Italian standards.


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