Italy has a huge problem with individual-level data. ISTAT provides some data but on specific topics and rarely they are year-to-year data. INPS has some other data but only regarding labor market.

If one wants to do economic/social research about Italy and needs individual-level data, where he should look? Which are the best sources of microdata about Italy? I am thinking about data on education, health, crime, ...

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Not sure if a portal is useful, if it doesn't have the right data, but here's the Italy Open Data Portal


with 27k+ datasets:


from the Agency for Digital Italy: https://www.agid.gov.it/

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