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Piedmont is home to Italy's former capital, Turin, and former royal family, the Savoy. It is also home to Fiat, the country's largest private manufacturer. Other industrial notables include Ferrero, the confectionary group behind the Nutella bread spread and Tic Tac mints, and Lavazza coffee. Its wines like Barolo and Barbaresco are world-famous. Textiles were also an important industry before the onslaught of Asian competitors, with luxury brands such as Loro Piana and Piacenza Cashmere.

Population 4,374,052
Italian population 59,685,227
Ranking of the region in terms of population 7

Source: Istat, 2013

1) Wealth
Gdp per capita EUR/year, 2014

3) Consumption
Per capita expenditure in cars,
motorbikes and electronics
EUR/year, 2014

5) Exports

7) Bank deposits
Bank deposits per capita EUR

9) Entrepreneurship
Registered companies per 100 inhabitants

2) Unemployment
Unemployment rate

4) Justice system
Ratio of judgements per pending/new cases
in 2014 x 100

6) ICT diffusion
Broadband coverage (% of population)

8) Youth
Share of population under the age of 30

10) Education
N. of graduates every 1,000 people aged
between 25 and 30 in 2014
Sources: (1) Istituto Tagliacarne, (2) Istat, (3) Findomestic, (4) Ministry of Justice, (5) Prometeia, (6) Osservatorio Banda Larga, (7) Abi-Bankitalia, (8) Datagiovani, (9) Infocamere, (10) Ministry of education

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