How much do Italian families spend for kids studying out-of-town?

by Roberta Lunghini - 2017.07.19
How much do Italian families spend for kids studying out-of-town?
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In Italy, it is already expensive to maintain a child studying where he has grown up. However, if the student is one of the 600,000 kids that decides to go far from home and study in another city, and the family falls in the income level II, a double room rented each year can cost much as €7,944.00 and as much as €9,415.00 if renting a single room. An increase of 0.82% compared to 2015 figures. And if the equivalent economic situation indicator (ISEE) of the nuclear family is equal to or greater than €20,000 (income classification III), the average annual figure goes from €8,187.00 to 9,658.00 (+0.26% compared to 2015). And according to the latest report by the Italian consumer association Federconsumatori, even when the student decides to live at home, sending kids to university can still be an expensive undertaking for the parents. Of course, the costs are significantly reduced, but the annual figure still reaches not less than €1,425.00.

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