Italian unemployment at 11.5% in May
In May 2016, 22.677 million persons were employed, 0.1% compared with April. Unemployed were 2.950 million, -0.8% over the previous month.
Employment rate was 57.1%, 0.1 percentage points compared with April, unemployment rate was 11.5%, -0.1 percentage points over the previous month, and inactivity rate was 35.3%, -0.1 percentage points in a month. Youth unemployment rate (aged 15-24) was 36.9% and youth unemployment ratio in the same age group was 9.7%, both unchanged over the previous month.