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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Italy

Italy Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 7.3 % Aug/23
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.97 % Aug/23
Employed Persons 23593 Thousand Person | 23.593 Million Person Aug/23
Employment Change  -0.1 % 2Q/23
Employment Rate  61.5 % Aug/23
Full Time Employment 15050 Hundreds Person | 1505 K Persons 2Q/23
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.2 % 2Q/23
Part Time Employment 3536 Hundreds Person | 353.6 K Persons 2Q/23
Unemployed Persons 1846 Thousand Persons | 1.846 Million Persons Aug/23


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Italy - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Italy?

  • Unemployment Rate in Italy decreased to 7.3 % in August 2023. The maximum rate was 13.3 % and minimum was 5.9 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Institute of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
7.3 Aug/23 02.10.2023
7.6 Jul/23 31.08.2023
7.4 Jun/23 01.08.2023
7.6 May/23 30.06.2023
7.8 Apr/23 01.06.2023
7.8 Mar/23 04.05.2023
8 Feb/23 30.03.2023
7.9 Jan/23 02.03.2023


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Unemployment Rate in Italy by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Giuseppe Conte 01.06.2018 - 11.2000 11.2000 11.2000 11.2000 0.00%
Paolo Gentiloni 12.12.2016 - 01.06.2018 11.8000 11.0000 11.8000 10.8000 -6.78%
Matteo Renzi 22.02.2014 - 12.12.2016 12.9000 11.9000 13.0000 11.4000 -7.75%
Enrico Letta 28.04.2013 - 22.02.2014 12.0000 12.8000 12.8000 12.0000 6.67%
Mario Monti 16.11.2011 - 28.04.2013 9.2000 11.9000 11.9000 9.2000 29.35%
Silvio Berlusconi (2) 06.05.2008 - 16.11.2011 6.7000 8.7000 8.7000 6.6000 29.85%
Romano Prodi (2) 17.05.2006 - 08.05.2008 6.9000 6.8000 6.9000 5.7000 -1.45%
Silvio Berlusconi 11.06.2001 - 17.05.2006 9.1000 7.0000 9.1000 7.0000 -23.08%
Giuliano Amato 25.04.2000 - 11.06.2001 10.3000 9.1000 10.3000 9.1000 -11.65%
Massimo D'Alema 21.10.1998 - 25.04.2000 11.5000 10.5000 11.5000 10.5000 -8.70%
Romano Prodi 17.05.1996 - 21.10.1998 11.3000 11.3000 11.5000 11.0000 0.00%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Italy - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Italy?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Italy decreased to 21.97 % in August 2023. The maximum rate was 43.4 % and minimum was 19.5 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Institute of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
21.97 Aug/23 02.10.2023
22.09 Jul/23 31.08.2023
21.3 Jun/23 01.08.2023
21.7 May/23 30.06.2023
20.4 Apr/23 07.06.2023
22.3 Mar/23 04.05.2023
22.4 Feb/23 30.03.2023
22.9 Jan/23 02.03.2023


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Italy by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Giuseppe Conte 01.06.2018 - 33.1000 33.1000 33.1000 33.1000 0.00%
Paolo Gentiloni 12.12.2016 - 01.06.2018 39.0000 31.7000 39.0000 31.5000 -18.72%
Matteo Renzi 22.02.2014 - 12.12.2016 43.6000 39.8000 43.8000 36.8000 -8.72%
Enrico Letta 28.04.2013 - 22.02.2014 39.3000 43.2000 43.2000 38.0000 9.92%
Mario Monti 16.11.2011 - 28.04.2013 31.3000 39.6000 39.9000 31.3000 26.52%
Silvio Berlusconi (2) 06.05.2008 - 16.11.2011 21.2000 29.2000 29.6000 21.2000 37.74%
Romano Prodi (2) 17.05.2006 - 08.05.2008 22.2000 20.1000 22.2000 18.3000 -9.46%
Silvio Berlusconi 11.06.2001 - 17.05.2006 23.8000 22.0000 25.4000 22.0000 -7.56%
Giuliano Amato 25.04.2000 - 11.06.2001 27.7000 24.0000 27.7000 24.0000 -13.36%
Massimo D'Alema 21.10.1998 - 25.04.2000 30.5000 27.5000 30.5000 27.5000 -9.84%
Romano Prodi 17.05.1996 - 21.10.1998 31.4000 29.1000 31.4000 29.1000 -7.32%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Italy - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Italy?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Italy increased to 23593 Thousand Person (23.593 Million Person) in August 2023. The maximum rate was 23462 Thousand Person and minimum was 21915 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by National Institute of Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
23593 Aug/23 02.10.2023
23513 Jul/23 31.08.2023
23590 Jun/23 01.08.2023
23471 May/23 14.07.2023
23446 Apr/23 03.06.2023
23349 Mar/23 06.05.2023
23312 Feb/23 30.03.2023
23309 Jan/23 02.03.2023


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Italy by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Italy - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Italy?

  • Employment Change in Italy decreased by 0.1 % in the second quarter of 2023. The maximum change was 1.3 % and minimum was -2.5 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-0.1 2Q/23 08.09.2023
0.8 1Q/23 09.06.2023
0.3 4Q/22 08.03.2023
-0.1 3Q/22 08.12.2022
0.8 2Q/22 11.11.2022
0.3 4Q/21 15.04.2022
0.4 3Q/21 18.02.2022
1.5 2Q/21 25.10.2021


Historical Chart by QoQ prime ministers (%)

Employment Change  in Italy by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Italy - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Italy?

  • Employment Rate in Italy increased to 61.5 % in August 2023. The maximum rate was 59.3 % and minimum was 54.8 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Institute of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
61.5 Aug/23 02.10.2023
61.3 Jul/23 31.08.2023
61.5 Jun/23 01.08.2023
61.2 May/23 17.07.2023
61 Apr/23 06.06.2023
60.9 Mar/23 04.05.2023
60.8 Feb/23 30.03.2023
60.8 Jan/23 02.03.2023


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Employment Rate  in Italy by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Hundreds Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Italy - Historical Data (Hundreds Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Italy?

  • Full Time Employment in Italy increased to 15050 Hundreds Person (1505 K Persons) in the second quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 148487 Hundreds Person and minimum was 132977 Hundreds Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Institute of Statistics.

Historical Data (Hundreds Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
15050 2Q/23 18.09.2023
14763 1Q/23 19.06.2023
14798 4Q/22 20.03.2023
14678 3Q/22 17.01.2023
143061 4Q/20 13.03.2021
142892 3Q/20 12.12.2020
141029 2Q/20 12.09.2020
142212 1Q/20 13.06.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Hundreds Person)

Full Time Employment in Italy by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Long Term Unemployment Rate (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate
                     Italy - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Italy?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Italy decreased to 4.2 % in the second quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 8 % and minimum was 2.6 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.2 2Q/23 18.09.2023
4.5 1Q/23 17.06.2023
4.3 4Q/22 20.03.2023
4.7 3Q/22 18.01.2023
4.7 2Q/22 08.10.2022
5.2 1Q/22 16.07.2022
5.5 4Q/21 18.04.2022
5.5 3Q/21 17.02.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Italy by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Hundreds Person)

Part Time Employment
                     Italy - Historical Data (Hundreds Person)

What is Part Time Employment in Italy?

  • Part Time Employment in Italy increased to 3536 Hundreds Person (353.6 K Persons) in the second quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 37249 Hundreds Person and minimum was 19609 Hundreds Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Institute of Statistics.

Historical Data (Hundreds Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
3536 2Q/23 18.09.2023
3477 1Q/23 19.06.2023
3505 4Q/22 20.03.2023
3489 3Q/22 17.01.2023
35062 4Q/20 13.03.2021
34902 3Q/20 12.12.2020
34551 2Q/20 12.09.2020
36117 1Q/20 13.06.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Hundreds Person)

Part Time Employment in Italy by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Italy - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Italy?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Italy decreased to 1846 Thousand Persons (1.846 Million Persons) in August 2023. The maximum rate was 3375 Thousand Persons and minimum was 1418 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by National Institute of Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
1846 Aug/23 02.10.2023
1930 Jul/23 31.08.2023
1867 Jun/23 01.08.2023
1935 May/23 30.06.2023
1986 Apr/23 03.06.2023
1980 Mar/23 04.05.2023
2008 Feb/23 30.03.2023
1999 Jan/23 02.03.2023


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Italy by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Italy

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 67 67
Wages 2022 2786.972 USD/Month 2656.482
Labor Force Participation Rate Aug/23 66.45 % 66.48
Living Wage Individual 2018 1053.379 USD/Month 1070.278

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Sep/23 5.9 % 6.1
Ireland Sep/23 4.2 % 4.1
Luxembourg Aug/23 5.3 % 5.2
Spain 2Q/23 11.6 % 13.26
Iceland Aug/23 3.3 % 3.5
Norway Aug/23 3.6 % 3.6
Belarus Dec/22 3.6 % 3.9
Belgium Aug/23 5.5 % 5.5
Bulgaria Aug/23 5.3 % 5.2
Croatia Aug/23 6 % 5.8
Cyprus Aug/23 6.6 % 6.6
Czech Republic Sep/23 3.6 % 3.6
Denmark Aug/23 2.5 % 2.5
Estonia 2Q/23 6.7 % 5.3
Euro Area Aug/23 6.4 % 6.5
European Union Aug/23 5.9 % 6
Finland Aug/23 6.7 % 6.9
France 2Q/23 7.2 % 7.1
Germany Sep/23 5.7 % 5.7
Greece Aug/23 10.9 % 10.9
Hungary Aug/23 4.1 % 4
Italy Aug/23 7.3 % 7.5
Latvia 2Q/23 6.4 % 6.4
Lithuania Aug/23 8.4 % 8.6
Macedonia 2Q/23 13.2 % 13.4
Malta 2Q/23 2.5 % 2.9
Moldova 2Q/23 3.8 % 5.5
Montenegro Sep/23 16.2 % 16.43
Netherlands Aug/23 3.6 % 3.6
Poland Aug/23 5 % 5
Portugal 2Q/23 6.1 % 7.2
Romania Aug/23 5.4 % 5.5
Russia Aug/23 3 % 3
Serbia 2Q/23 9.6 % 10.1
Slovakia Aug/23 5.23 % 5.22
Slovenia Jul/23 4.8 % 4.7
Sweden Aug/23 7.7 % 6.2
Switzerland Sep/23 2 % 2
Turkey Aug/23 9.2 % 9.4
Ukraine 4Q/21 10.5 % 9.1
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2022 1.3 % 1.6
Albania 2Q/23 10.7 % 10.9
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jun/23 13.1 % 13.3
Kosovo 4Q/22 12.6 % 20.7