The Italian statistical office Istat released its unemployment data on Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 11.5% in October from 11.6 in September. It was the lowest level since December 2012.
September's figure was revised down from 11.8%.
The number of unemployed people was 2.927 million in October, down by 0.5% from the month before.
The youth unemployment rate rose to 39.8% in October from 39.4% in September.
The employment rate decreased to 56.3% in October from 56.4% in September.