The Italian statistical office Istat released its unemployment data on Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 11.4% in December. December's figure was revised up from 11.3%.
The number of unemployed people was 2.898 million in December, up by 0.6% from the month before.
The youth unemployment rate fell to 37.9% in December from 38.0% in November.
The employment rate remained unchanged at 56.4% in December.