Italy Unemployment Rate  1983-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Italy's seasonally adjusted jobless rate rose slightly to 11.3 percent in July 2017 from an upwardly revised 11.2 percent in June and above market expectations of 11.1 percent. The number of unemployed persons increased by 61 thousand from the previous month and employment went up by 59 thousand. Unemployment Rate in Italy averaged 9.41 percent from 1983 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 13 percent in November of 2014 and a record low of 5.70 percent in April of 2007.

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Italy Unemployment Rate Climbs to 11.3% in July


Italy's seasonally adjusted jobless rate rose slightly to 11.3 percent in July 2017 from an upwardly revised 11.2 percent in June and above market expectations of 11.1 percent. The number of unemployed persons increased by 61 thousand from the previous month and employment went up by 59 thousand.

There were 2.950 million unemployed people, 61 thousand more than in the previous month. Meantime, employment also rose by 59 thousand to 23.063 million and those detached from the labour force declined by 115 thousand to 13.317 million.

Youth unemployment rate, measuring job-seekers between 15 and 24 years old, went up to 35.5 percent from a revised 35.2 percent in June.

Italy's overall employment rate, on of the lowest in the Euro Area, edeged up to 58 percent in July from 57.9 percent in June.

Istat |Luisa Carvalho | luisa.carvalho@tradingeconomics.com
8/31/2017 8:21:21 AM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-03 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 11.3% 11.2% 11%
2017-07-31 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 11.1% 11.3% 11.3% 11.1%
2017-08-31 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 11.3% 11.2% 11.1% 10.9%
2017-10-02 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 11.3% 10.5%
2017-10-31 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate 10.4%
2017-11-30 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate 10.3%


Italy Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.30 11.20 13.00 5.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 23062.89 23004.22 23188.95 22116.67 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2949.68 2888.61 3334.27 1387.79 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 35764.62 35433.24 35764.62 19609.13 Hundreds Person [+]
Full Time Employment 141493.33 137634.37 148487.11 132977.43 Hundreds Person [+]
Employment Rate 58.00 57.90 58.90 55.30 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.40 65.30 65.50 57.20 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 6.80 6.90 8.00 2.60 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 35.50 35.20 43.80 18.30 percent [+]
Productivity 106.70 106.76 107.97 24.50 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 106.70 106.76 107.74 44.50 Index Points [+]
Wages 2167.84 2140.98 2167.84 1482.88 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 0.40 0.30 15.80 0.30 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 112.30 112.30 112.30 2.20 Index Points [+]
Population 60.59 60.67 60.80 50.03 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.58 65.58 65.58 59.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.58 66.58 66.58 59.00 [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.50 1.10 -0.90 percent [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1250.00 1240.00 1660.00 1240.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2370.00 2360.00 2500.00 2340.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 1185.10 1159.00 1185.10 1136.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 940.30 911.80 940.30 900.90 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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.30 11.20 13.00 5.70 1983 - 2017 percent Monthly




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