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

Italy's seasonally adjusted jobless rate fell to 11.1 percent in June 2017 from 11.3 percent in May and below market expectations of 11.3 percent. The number of unemployed persons declined by 57 thousand from the previous month while employment increased by 23 thousand. Unemployment Rate in Italy averaged 9.40 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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Italian Unemployment Rate Drops to 11.1% in June


Italy's seasonally adjusted jobless rate fell to 11.1 percent in June 2017 from 11.3 percent in May and below market expectations of 11.3 percent. The number of unemployed persons declined by 57 thousand from the previous month while employment increased by 23 thousand.

There were 2.855 million unemployed people, 57 thousand less than in the previous month. Meanwhile, employment rose by 23 thousand to 22.961 million and those detached from the labour force increased by 12 thousand to 13.507 million.

Youth unemployment rate, measuring job-seekers between 15 and 24 years old, fell to 35.4 percent from a revised 36.5 percent in May.

Italy's overall employment rate, one of the lowest in the Euro Area, edged up to 57.8 percent in June from 57.7 percent in May.

Istat | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
7/31/2017 8:22:39 AM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-05-31 08:00 AM Apr 11.1% 11.5% 11.6% 11.6%
2017-07-03 08:00 AM May 11.3% 11.2% 11%
2017-07-31 08:00 AM Jun 11.1% 11.3% 11.3% 11.1%
2017-08-31 08:00 AM Jul 11.1% 10.9%
2017-10-02 08:00 AM Aug 10.5%
2017-10-31 09:00 AM Sep 10.4%


Italy Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.10 11.30 13.00 5.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 22961.24 22938.48 23191.12 22129.45 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2854.77 2911.65 3342.35 1379.20 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 35433.24 35459.63 35459.63 19609.13 Hundreds Person [+]
Full Time Employment 137634.37 138644.18 148487.11 132977.43 Hundreds Person [+]
Employment Rate 57.80 57.70 58.90 55.30 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.30 65.50 65.50 57.20 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 6.80 6.90 8.00 2.60 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 35.40 36.50 44.20 18.10 percent [+]
Productivity 106.76 105.44 107.97 24.50 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 106.76 105.44 107.74 44.50 Index Points [+]
Wages 2167.84 2140.98 2167.84 1482.88 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 0.30 0.50 15.80 0.30 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 112.30 112.20 112.30 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 0.40 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 Notes

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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.10 11.30 13.00 5.70 1983 - 2017 percent Monthly



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