Italy Unemployment Rate Falls to 12.6% in January

The Italian jobless rate decreased to 12.6 percent in the first month of the year from a revised 12.7 percent in December. It is the second consecutive fall as the number of unemployed people declined slightly while employment edged up.
Istat | Carolina Cunha | carolina.cunha@tradingeconomics.com 3/2/2015 9:55:42 AM
In January of 2015, the number of unemployed persons decreased 0.6 percent to 3.22 million. The largest drop was recorded for females (-2.2 percent).

There were 22.320 million persons employed, 11 thousand more than in the previous month (+0.1 percent).

Youth unemployment declined 0.1 percent to 41.2 percent in January.

Italy Unemployment Rate Falls to 12.6% in January