Calabria is the latest Italian destination to offer financial incentives to digital nomads and other foreign entrepreneurs who move there.
The region, located in warm and beautiful southwest Italy, has suffered a dramatic decline in its population in recent years, with over 75% of its towns now listing fewer than 5,000 residents. Several towns have dwindled to fewer than 2000 inhabitants.
According to government officials, some communities could completely die out if the trend isn’t reversed.
While that spike was largely fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, experts predict the American mobile workforce will continue to grow even after the pandemic ends, reaching a total population of nearly 94 million workers by 2024.