Unemployment Rate in Italy increased to 9.90 percent in July from 9.80 percent in June of 2019. Unemployment Rate in Italy averaged 9.47 percent from 1983 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 13.10 percent in November of 2014 and a record low of 5.80 percent in April of 2007.

Unemployment Rate in Italy is expected to be 9.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Italy to stand at 9.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Italy Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 8.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-04 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate Apr 10.2% 10.2% 10.3% 10.1%
2019-07-01 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate May 9.9% 10.1% 10.3% 10%
2019-07-31 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate Jun 9.7% 9.8% 10% 10%
2019-08-30 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate Jul 9.9% 9.8% 9.6% 9.9%
2019-09-30 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate Aug 9.9% 9.8%
2019-10-31 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate Sep 9.7%
2019-11-29 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate Oct 9.7%



Italy Jobless Rate Edges Up to 9.9% in July

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Italy rose slightly to 9.9 percent in July 2019 from an upwardly revised 9.8 percent in the previous month and above market expectations of 9.6 percent.

The number of unemployed rose by 28 thousand, or 1.1 percent from the previous month to 2.566 million in July and those detached from the labour force decreased by 28 thousand, or 0.2 percent to 13.140 million, while employed fell by 18 thousand, or 0.1 percent to 23.404 million.

Youth unemployment rate, measuring job-seekers between 15 and 24 years old, went up to 28.9 percent from 28.1 percent in June.

The country's overall employment rate, one of the lowest in the Euro Area, edged down to 59.1 percent in July from 59.2 percent in the preceding month. The labour force participation rate rose to 65.8 percent, the highest since June 2018, from 65.7 percent in the previous month. 

On a annual basis, unemployment declined by 121 thousand and employment increased by 193 thousand.


Istat | Luisa Carvalho | luisa.carvalho@tradingeconomics.com
8/30/2019 8:35:18 AM



Italy Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.90 9.80 13.10 5.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 23404.17 23421.87 23421.87 22108.22 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2565.77 2538.02 3346.62 1409.80 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 37211.83 36140.57 37211.83 19609.13 Hundreds Person [+]
Full Time Employment 144587.23 141171.59 148487.11 132977.43 Hundreds Person [+]
Employment Rate 59.10 59.20 59.20 55.30 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.80 65.70 65.90 61.60 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 6.00 6.00 8.00 2.60 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 28.90 28.10 43.40 19.40 percent [+]
Productivity 104.90 104.60 108.50 24.50 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 111.90 111.20 111.90 44.50 Index Points [+]
Wages 2467.00 2436.00 2467.00 1176.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 102.70 102.50 113.70 2.20 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 0.70 0.70 15.80 0.30 percent [+]
Population 60.48 60.59 60.80 50.03 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 67.00 66.58 67.00 59.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 67.00 66.58 67.00 59.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 1440.00 1460.00 1460.00 1320.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 935.00 950.00 950.00 825.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2340.00 2500.00 2650.00 2340.00 EUR/Month [+]
Employment Change 0.50 0.20 1.10 -0.90 percent [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1130.00 1330.00 1390.00 1130.00 EUR/Month [+]


Italy Unemployment Rate

In Italy, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.90 9.80 13.10 5.80 1983 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Japan 2.20 Jul/19
Singapore 2.20 Jun/19
Switzerland 2.10 Aug/19


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