Capacity Utilization in Italy decreased to 77.90 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 78 percent in the second quarter of 2018. Capacity Utilization in Italy averaged 75.52 percent from 1986 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 81 percent in the fourth quarter of 1988 and a record low of 64.90 percent in the first quarter of 2009.
Capacity Utilization in Italy is expected to be 79.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Capacity Utilization in Italy to stand at 79.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Italy Capacity Utilization is projected to trend around 78.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.