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Situated in the South of the European Union, Italy has more than 60 million inhabitants. The country joined the European Union in 1957 and the Eurozone in 1999. Its geographical location places Italy in direct competition with the low-cost flags of Eastern Europe.

Italy is part of the European program of CNR.The first study on its RFT sector was carried out in 2010.
Find here all the studies and information concerning this flag.

Transport total (millions of t.km) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 ratio t.km/GDP 2016
France 206,304 173,621 182,193 185,685 172,445 171,472 165,225 153,580 155,843 70
Italy 180,461 167,627 175,775 142,843 124,015 127,241 117,813 116,820 112,637 67
Domestic transport (millions of t.km) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 ratio t.km/GDP 2016
France 181,879 156,021 164,325 168,242 156,449 155,712 151,112 141,242 144,205 65
Italy 151,823 145,610 149,248 127,681 111,785 111,975 102,351 104,104 100,282 60
International Transport (millions of t.km) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 ratio t.km/GDP 2016
France 24,425 17,600 17,868 17,443 15,996 15,760 14,113 12,339 11,638 5
Italy 28,638 22,018 26,528 15,161 12,230 15,266 15,462 12,716 12,355 7
* in EU + Norway + Switzerland + Liechtenstein

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Unit France (statistic) Italy (simulation)
Yearly mileage of vehicle km 114,100 135,540
Number of operating days days/yr 230 245
Semitrailer/tractor ratio 1.40 1.30
Driver cost €/yr 47,758 55,055
Driver/tractor ratio 1.06 1.08
Yearly cost of vehicle financing and possession €/yr 15,261 15,525
Average consumption per 100 km litres 31.5 34.8
  Fuel cost, 2017 average* €/litre 0.9108 0.919
Fuel cost €/yr 32,737 43,347
Tyres €/yr 3,195 3,750
Maintenance-repair €/yr 8,786 6,500
Tolls €/an 9,624 17,500
Insurance (vehicle) €/yr 2,248 3,600
Axle tax and other vehicle taxes €/yr 516 1,509
Synthesis - cost price (except structural costs) 122,990 151,191
 Cost/mileage ratio per annum €/km 1.08 1.12
 Base 100 France 100 103
*after partial recovery of excise duties in France

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Unit France (statistic) Italy (simulation)
Gross salary (miscellaneous bonuses and overtime included) subject to social contributions and to income tax €/yr 29,544 30,141
Travel allowances and other elements of remuneration not subject to social contributions nor to income tax €/yr 9,114 10,806
Employer contributions (after deduction of state aids)* % 30.8 % 38.9 %
Employer contributions in absolute terms** €/yr 9,100 11,725
Annual cost total €/yr 47,758 55,055
Number of actual working days per year d/yr 217 227
Working time per year h/yr 1,580 1,850
Annual mileage km 107,642 125,500
Cost of one hour's work €/h 30.23 29.76
Base 100 France 100 98
Cost per kilometre €/km 0.44 0.44
Base 100 France 100 100
*after Fillon deductions in France

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Data for week of , diesel price excluding VAT (in euros / liter)