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Occupati e disoccupati (mensili)

Employment and unemployment (monthly)

In order to improve the timeliness of statistical information on the Italian labour market and in accordance with the agreements made within the European Union, Istat publishes monthly estimates of the main labour market indicators resulting from the "Labour force survey".

In December 2017, 23.067 million persons were employed, -0.3% over November 2017. Unemployed were 2.791 million, -1.7% over the previous month.

Employment rate was 58.0%, -0.2 percentage points over the previous month, unemployment rate was 10.8% -0.1 percentage points over November 2017 and inactivity rate was 34.8%, +0.3 percentage points in a month.

Youth unemployment rate (aged 15-24) was 32.2%, -0.2 percentage points over the previous month and youth unemployment ratio in the same age group was 8.2%, -0.2 percentage points over November 2017.

 

tags:
employed, employment and unemployment, statistics flash, unemployed
theme:
Labour and wages
document typology:
Press release
Reference period
December 2017
Date of publication
31 January 2018
Next release
1 March 2018
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