Italy's jobless rate falls in FebruaryStaff Writer | April 4, 2017
Italy's unemployment rate declined in February, figures from the statistical office Istat showed.
Working in Italy Unemployed totaled 2.984 million
A similar lower rate was last seen in August 2016. Economists had forecast the jobless rate to remain unchanged at 11.9% in February.
In February, unemployed totaled 2.984 million, down 2.7% over the previous month. The employment rate was 57.5%, unchanged from January.
The youth unemployment rate declined to 35.2 in February from 36.9% in January. ■