Turin

Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

8
73/265
Details
Large apartment$797.60
Medium apartment$645.99
Rent index [score]0.84
Small apartment$494.38

Cost of Living

6
102/263
Details
5km taxi ride$7.40
A Cappuccino$1.50
A beer$1.60
A kilogram of Apples$1.60
Bread$0.55
Inflation [score]0.60
Lunch$12.00
Monthly fitness club membership$50.00
Monthly public transport$41.00
Movie ticket$8.20
Price of a meal at a restaurant$67.50

Startups

3
187/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups2
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.20
Coworking spaces [score]0.41
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co2
Meetups [score]0.16
Meetups groups22
Meetups members5086
Number of investors6
Number of startup events in the last 12 months110
Number of upcoming meetup events8
Startup climate scene [score]0.40
Startup events22
Startup events29
Startup events [score]0.48
Startups [score]0.47
Total number of startups54

Venture Capital

N/A
Details

Travel Connectivity

3
123/265
Details
Airport hub30
Airport hub [score]0.20
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.44

Commute

5
81/261
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/Italy/Turin
Traffic handling [score]0.80

Business Freedom

6
186/263
Details
Business freedom70.30
Business freedom [score]0.57
Freedom from corruption43.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.35
Lack of labor restrictions53.00
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.33
Time to open a business6.50
Time to open a business [score]0.94

Safety

7
171/265
Details
Crime rate [score]0.42
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year1
Guns per 100 residents12
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.97
Lack of guns [score]0.94
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.96

Healthcare

8
40/264
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.78
Healthcare quality [score]0.76
Life expectancy (years)82.69
Life expectancy [score]0.96

Education

4
152/239
Details
Best university in rankingPolytechnic University of Turin
Best university ranking375
Country mean scores in PISA math test490.67
Country mean scores in PISA reading test489.75
Country mean scores in PISA science test493.54
PISA math ranking (high school)22
PISA ranking26
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.71
PISA reading (high school)23
PISA science (high school)25
Percent of happy students0.74
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.25
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.20
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.19
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.10
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.07
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.06
University quality [score]0.11

Environmental Quality

4
223/265
Details
Air quality [score]0.17
Cleanliness [score]0.37
Drinking water quality [score]0.33
Urban greenery [score]0.55

Economy

3
226/262
Details
Currency for urban areaEUR
GDP growth rate-0.00
GDP growth rate [score]0.10
GDP per capita$35486.17
GDP per capita [score]0.57

Taxation

2
253/265
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.22
Income tax level [score]0.27
Profit tax (% of profit)0.62
Time overhead to file company taxes240
VAT (Sales Tax)0.22

Internet Access

5
157/265
Details
Download speed (Mbps)33.16
Internet access (download) [score]0.61
Internet access (upload) [score]0.36
Upload speed (Mbps)7.88

Leisure & Culture

8
65/264
Details
Art galleries63
Art galleries [score]0.56
Cinemas71
Cinemas [score]0.58
Comedy clubs10
Comedy clubs [score]0.78
Concert venues94
Concerts [score]0.66
Historical sites84
Historical sites [score]0.76
Museums37
Museums [score]0.75
Performing art venues98
Performing arts [score]0.57
Sport venues60
Sports [score]0.64
Zoos [score]0.10

Tolerance

7
149/265
Details
Homosexuality acceptance (percent of the surveyed population in favor)0.74
LGBT Equality Index72.68
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.74
LGBT adoption rights✖ Illegal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulationsAmbiguous
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✖ Not banned
LGBT discrimination legalityIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, surgery not required
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✖ No protections
LGBT marriage rights✔ Civil unions
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.61

Outdoors

6
44/265
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.57
Median peak in meters1847.50
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)248.00
Water access [score]0.58
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Costs of living

Costs of living in Turin are in the 102nd place of all 263 Teleport cities. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$684$911
$798
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$50
Movie ticket$8
Broadband internet connection$29
Monthly public transport$41
Lunch$12
-36%
compared to
San Francisco
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Software Engineer salaries in Turin are below average. For this job type, Turin ranks 194th for salaries among 265 cities. Get access to our salary comparison calculator by signing up. Compare salaries city by city with our free salary wizard and convert your own salary to a local salary in Turin.

Estimated annual salary (in USD)

$29,426
Median salary
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Safety

Gun crimes & Ownership

11.90
Guns per 100 people
1.31
Gun deaths per 100k people / year
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The overall crime rate puts Turin in position 205 of 265 Teleport Cities in a ranking for the safest cities.

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Visa

For visits up to 90 days

Required with citizenship of

Embassies

Embassy of Afghanistan in Rome, Italy

Via Nomentana 120, 00161

Phone: (00) (39) (06) 8611009

Embassy of Italy in Kabul, Afghanistan

Great Massoud Road

Phone: (+93) 20 21 03 144,(+93) 20 21 03 844

Startup Visa

Startup Visa Italia
Investment requiredFunding providedDuration
YesNo1 year
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People in Turin

Population of Turin

870,456
1,851 /km²
70/264
Density (people per unit of area)
-1%
Growth in 2015-2020
Turin

Demographics of Italy

Median age
45
Elderly people
21%
Life expectancy at birth
82
GDP per capita (in USD)
$35,486
153/262
Unemployment
12%
233/263

Languages

English proficiency score
55
167/228
Common spoken languages
Italian

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Founder
22.22%
Project Manager
11.11%
Marketing Manager
5.56%
Accountant
5.56%
Product Manager
5.56%
Teacher
5.56%
Other
44.44%

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Climate

Average day length (hours)

12.8

Climate type

Marine West Coast

Average daily maximum temperature

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On living in Turin

Turin (Italian: Torino, Piedmontese: Turin), a large city of about one million inhabitants, is set in the Piedmont region of northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean sea. It's famous for being the home of Italy's royal family. Today, Turin, with its fine, aristocratic atmosphere, old world sophisticated shops, grand boulevards and palaces, leafy parks, and several art galleries, is an increasingly popular tourist resort. The 2006 Winter Olympics, and its status the same year as World Book Capital, have prompted tourists to visit this beautiful and underestimated Italian city, which has a longstanding cultural and artistic history.

Turin was the first capital of modern Italy, and was the host of the 2006 Winter Olympic Games. While it's not a famous tourist destination like Florence or Rome, the setting is pleasant, with the Po River flowing through the city, the genteel hills overlooking the city and scattered with pleasant villas and surrounded by the Italian Alps off in the distance. This is why the famous architect Le Corbusier defined Turin as "the city with the most beautiful natural location in the world".

Turin is an important city of technology and industry, and the FIAT automobile company is based here. (The 'T' in the name stands for Torino; FIAT = Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino, which translates as: Italian Automobile Factory Turin.) It was also the birthplace to many important cultural and political movements in Italy.

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