Italy Unemployment Rate 1983-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Italy increased to 12.60 percent in July of 2014 from 12.30 percent in June of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Italy averaged 9.18 Percent from 1983 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 12.80 Percent in November of 2013 and a record low of 5.90 Percent in April of 2007. Unemployment Rate in Italy is reported by the National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT).

   
 
 

Italy Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.60 12.30 12.80 5.90 1983 - 2014 Percent Monthly
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 - Italy Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Italy Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, September 19, 2014.


Italian Unemployment Rises to 12.6%


In July, Italy's seasonally adjusted jobless rate was recorded at 12.6 percent, up from 12.3 percent in June. It is the highest level since March.

The number of unemployed was registered at 3.22 million, up by 2.2 percent compared with the previous month. Youth unemployment rate (aged 15-24) was 42.9 percent, 0.8 percentage points lower than June.

The number of employed persons decreased to 22.36 million, down by 0.2 percent on a monthly basis. The employment rate was 55.6 percent, 0.1 percentage points lower compared with June.

The inactivity rate was 36.3 percent, unchanged over June.

Istat | Nuno Fontes | nuno@tradingeconomics.com
8/29/2014 9:15:51 AM


Recent Releases

Italy Unemployment Rate Falls to 12.3% in June
Italy seasonally adjusted jobless rate was recorded at 12.3 percent in June of 2014, down from 12.6 percent in May. It is the lowest rate since nearly a year earlier, as more people were employed. Published on 2014-07-31

Italian Unemployment Rate Rises in May
Italian seasonally adjusted jobless rate increased to 12.6 percent in May of 2014 from a revised 12.5 percent in the previous month, and from 12.2 percent a year earlier. Published on 2014-07-01


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-06-03 09:00 AM Italy
Unemployment Rate
Apr 2014 12.6% 12.6% (R) 12.7% 12.7%
2014-07-01 09:00 AM Italy
Unemployment Rate
May 2014 12.6% 12.5% (R) 12.6% 12.8%
2014-07-31 09:00 AM Italy
Unemployment Rate
Jun 2014 12.3% 12.6% 12.6% 12.6%
2014-08-29 09:00 AM Italy
Unemployment Rate
Jul 2014 12.6% 12.3% 12.3% 12.7%
2014-09-30 09:00 AM Italy
Unemployment Rate
Aug 2014 12.6% 12.4%


Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 12.60 12.30 12.80 5.90 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 22360.46 22395.42 23515.79 22254.64 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3219.53 3150.69 3299.20 1433.68 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 8.00 7.40 8.00 2.60 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 43.70 43.10 43.70 19.00 Percent [+]
Productivity 125.70 124.40 125.70 24.50 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.90 63.90 64.10 57.20 Percent [+]
Wages 105.30 105.20 118.10 25.40 Index Points [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 108.70 108.70 122.20 2.60 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 125.70 124.40 125.70 44.50 Index Points [+]
Population 59.69 59.39 59.69 50.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.25 62.00 62.25 59.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 59.00 [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.10 Aug/14 6.40 10.90 4.00 Percent [+]
Brazil 4.90 Apr/14 5.00 13.10 4.30 Percent [+]
Canada 7.00 Aug/14 7.00 13.10 2.90 Percent [+]
China 4.10 Jun/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 Percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Jul/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 Percent [+]
France 10.20 May/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 Percent [+]
Germany 4.90 Jul/14 5.00 14.20 0.40 Percent [+]
India 5.20 Dec/12 6.30 9.40 5.20 Percent [+]
Indonesia 5.70 Feb/14 6.17 11.24 2.00 Percent [+]
Italy 12.60 Jul/14 12.30 12.80 5.90 Percent [+]
Japan 3.80 Jul/14 3.70 5.60 1.00 Percent [+]
Mexico 5.47 Jul/14 4.80 5.93 2.22 Percent [+]
Netherlands 8.00 Aug/14 8.20 8.80 3.40 Percent [+]
Russia 4.80 Aug/14 4.90 14.10 4.80 Percent [+]
South Korea 3.50 Aug/14 3.40 7.10 2.90 Percent [+]
Spain 24.47 May/14 25.93 26.94 4.41 Percent [+]
Switzerland 3.00 Aug/14 2.90 5.40 1.60 Percent [+]
Turkey 9.10 Jun/14 8.80 16.10 8.00 Percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.20 Jul/14 6.40 12.00 3.40 Percent [+]
United States 6.10 Aug/14 6.20 10.80 2.50 Percent [+]





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