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The Bel Paese scores 7.2 points on a scale of 10
Although these have been difficult times, the last few years have also been times when Italians have had the opportunity to review their priorities and, on balance, also to appreciate the living conditions in the Belpaese. In fact, the Italians' rating is 7.2 on a scale ranging from 1 to 10 with 0 indicating maximum dissatisfaction, to 10 meaning very satisfied, which makes the inhabitants of the Boot the most optimistic in the Old Continent. A higher result even than in other European countries.
For example, France scores 7, Spain 7.1 points while Berlin barely manages to score a pass with its 6.5 points. This is certified by Eurostat, which also points out that for 18 of the 27 EU countries, overall satisfaction with life is greater than or equal to the EU average. The winner is Austria (7.9) while the second place, tied, is occupied by Finland, Poland and Romania (each at 7.7) and closing the podium are Belgium and the Netherlands (both at 7.6). In all countries except Bulgaria, the average life satisfaction scores were above 6, meaning that most people in the EU were satisfied rather than dissatisfied.
This is certainly affected by the ability to cope with one's own needs: life satisfaction - the European Statistical Office further explains - can be influenced by many factors such as age, level of education, family and financial situation. And it is precisely on this that a recent report by Odm Consulting shows that Italians earned more in 2023 but inflation, now on the wane, burnt the share of higher pay. The remuneration report by Odm Consulting, a Gi Group Holding company that deals with HR consultancy and remuneration surveys, shows that in the first nine months of the year, salaries increased by 3.7% compared to 2022 (in the previous year the growth trend was 2.8%), but purchasing power is still affected by the weight of inflation, which, although at a significantly lower rate than in 2022, continues to grow more than salaries. The basic salary was just over 34,000 euros, ranging from 27,716 euros for a worker to 119,603 euros for a manager.
The size of the company, the territorial area and the sector of activity are three factors that can also have a considerable impact on the base salary, in a different way for each classification. For all classifications, although to varying degrees, as the size of the organisation increases, so does the remuneration. The geographical location of the company also influences the same direction, albeit with different percentages, for the various classifications.