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Italy

  • By: Elizabeth R. Purdy Ph.D.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The Italian Republic has a per capita income of $28,700, the 28th highest in the world. Aggregate figures are somewhat misleading because the economies of the northern industrial area and the agricultural south are vastly different. Most poverty in Italy is ...

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