The Italian statistical office Istat released its unemployment data on Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 11.5% in January from 11.6% in December. December's figure was revised up from 11.4%.
The number of unemployed people was 2.951 million in January, unchanged from the month before.
The youth unemployment rate increased to 39.3 in January from 38.7% in December.
The employment rate increased to 56.8% in January from 56.7% in December.