Young and jobless

Editorial Staff
July 1, 2010


Almost one out of three people under the age of 24 is jobless in Italy, according to the latest statistics released by Istat. Data also shows that the unemployment rate is among youth aged 15-24 has continued to fall over the last year to a record 29.2 percent, the lowest since 2004.


According to Istat, it is 'a small sign that the labour market is deteriorating.' In the first trimester of 1020, Italy's overall unemployment rate was recorded at 8.7 percent, up 1.2 percent compared to the same period last year.


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