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Table 1 Demographic and economic indicators for Italy and the other countries belonging to the Group of 7 (G7) major advanced economies (OECD data)

From: Forty years without mental hospitals in Italy

  Canada France Germany Italy Japan UK USA Year
Population (million persons) 35.54 64.06 80.89 60.44 127.51 63.65 318.85 2014
Foreign population (% of population) NA NA 9.29 8.11 1.62 7.70 6.96 2013
Healthy life expectancy at birth (years) NA 82.40 81.20 83.20 83.70 81.40 78.80 2014
Unemployment rate (% of labour force) 6.99 10.05 4.10 11.68 3.11 4.80 4.86 2016
Gross domestic product (total, US dollars/capita) 44,025 41,489 48,839 38,146 41,534 42,651 57,325 2016
Government expenditures on mental health (% of total expenditure on health) 7.20 12.91 11.00 5.00 4.94 NA NA 2011
  1. OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  2. NA not available