The Italian statistical office Istat released its unemployment data on Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 12.0% in July from 12.5 in June. It was the lowest level since February 2013.
The number of unemployed people was 3.074 million in July, down by 4.4% from the month before.
The youth unemployment rate fell to 40.5% in July from 43.0% in June. It was the lowest youth unemployment rate since July 2013.
The employment rate increased to 56.3% in July from 56.2% in June.