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Old Yesterday, 05:43 PM
 
Location: Bologna, Italy
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Really? I read that in Italy, the average household net-adjusted disposable income per capita is USD 25,004 a year (or $2,083 a month/1,785 euro)
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when you say net-adjusted you mean before tax, right ? Then yeah, it might be, but what people actually receive is like two thirds of the net version.

I don't know, the actual average might be more than what I said, but the median should be more in the 1300-1500 range.

In any case that's a lot of money, although many people pay it over a year through their contract.
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Old Today, 02:17 AM
 
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HOWEVER: the US average monthly income is listed as ~$5000 (~$72,000) which is a household income. Average individual income is ~$3,875 (~46,500), so the % are a great bit off.
Maybe because it only lists the gross income and not the net.

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when you say net-adjusted you mean before tax, right ? Then yeah, it might be, but what people actually receive is like two thirds of the net version.

I don't know, the actual average might be more than what I said, but the median should be more in the 1300-1500 range.

In any case that's a lot of money, although many people pay it over a year through their contract.
Or maybe the figure only includes full time contracts and there are many part-time workers in Italy?
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Old Today, 04:31 AM
 
Location: Bologna, Italy
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Not sure. But then part-time contracts are becoming the norm. For instance I have a part-time contract and only work 10 hours, full-time would be 18 hours (I'm a teacher though). I could "complete" the contract through working in several schools in the province but that could be difficult to achieve due to time / distance / schedule issues.

Any way I think the majority of people is much lower than 2000 euros a month.
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Old Today, 06:32 AM
 
Location: Turku, Finland
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  • 64 gb = 1179
  • 256 gb = 1349
The poor Brazilians are paying our VAT.
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