According to research by Mitula, commercial aggregator of ads including real estate ads, the effort supported by a single to rent an apartment exceeds 30% of the monthly revenue in many cases.
The survey examined the cost of renting an apartment of 40 sqm in some major Italian cities. In Milan, where singles are about 45%, the average expenditure for rent is about €1,100 per month, equivalent to 70% of salary.
In Rome, the average rent the same apartment in the historic center is approximately €1,000, but the incidence exceeds 70% of the income of a person household, which represents about 38% of residents.
Turin is the city in Italy offers the best rent-salary equal to about 27% of the monthly revenue.