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Election and Democracy
Italy
Voter turnout in the national election72.9% (As of March 2021)
[13/38countries]
Evaluation of voice and accountability0.972 (2019)
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Evaluation of political stability and absence of violence0.463 (2019)
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Politician
Italy
Number of total seats in the Parliament951 (2021)
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Inhabitants per parliamentarian62,570 (2021)
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% of women in parliament36 (2021)
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% of MPs 40 years of age or younger43 (2021)
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Women in ministerial positions (% of all ministers)36.4% (2021)
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Political party and organization
Italy
Parliament
Italy
% of those who have confidence in parliament34.7% (2018)
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Political awareness
Italy
Political action
Italy
Government
Italy
% of respondents reporting high levels of trust in national government 33.4% (2010)
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Evaluation of government effectiveness0.462 (2019)
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Evaluation of regulatory quality0.955 (2019)
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Public officials
Italy
% of central government employees aged 55 years or older45.4% (2015)
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Evaluation of control of corruption0.240 (2019)
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Administrative services
Italy
Public finance
Italy
General government primary net lending/borrowing as % of GDP-6.17% (2020)
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General government gross debt as % of GDP156% (2020)
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General government revenues as % of GDP47.8% (2020)
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General government expenditures as % of GDP57.3% (2020)
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General government expenditures for General public services, as % of GDP7.8% (2018)
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General government expenditures for Defence, as % of GDP1.3% (2018)
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General government expenditures for Public order and safety, as % of GDP1.8% (2018)
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General government expenditures for economic affairs, as % of GDP3.8% (2018)
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General government expenditures for Environment protection, as % of GDP0.8% (2018)
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General government expenditures for Housing and community amenities, as % of GDP0.5% (2018)
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General government expenditures for Health, as % of GDP6.8% (2018)
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General government expenditures for Recreation, culture and religion, as % of GDP0.8% (2018)
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General government expenditures for Education, as % of GDP3.9% (2018)
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General government expenditures for Social protection, as % of GDP20.7% (2018)
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Tax
Italy
Value Added Tax/ General Sales Tax - Rates22.0% (2021)
[11/35countries]
Corporate income tax rate (central + sub-central)27.81% (2021)
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Total tax revenue (% of GDP)42.5% (2019)
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Taxes on income, profits and capital gains, % of GDP13.3% (2019)
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Social security contributions, % of GDP13.3% (2019)
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Taxes on property, % of GDP2.5% (2019)
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Taxes on goods and services, % of GDP12.1% (2019)
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Social security
Italy
Maternal leave benefits (% of wages)80 (2009)
[24/36countries]
Law and Justice
Italy
Evaluation of rule of law0.280 (2019)
[34/38countries]
% of those who have confidence in the justice system (5 choices)52.5% (2018)
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