Employment in Italy

Statistics report about employment in Italy

Employment in Italy

This report provides statistics and facts about employment in Italy. The first chapter gives an overview on general employment figures in the country. Thereafter, this report focuses on unemployment and inactivity. Eventually, in the last chapters it illustrates data on poverty, low incomes, and wages. Overall, this report provides several regional rankings in order to show the regional disparities in the employment sector in Italy.

Italy registers one of the highest rate of youth unemployment in the European Union. The report Youth unemployment in Italy focuses on this issue, providing a wide range of graphs on the employment situation of young people.

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  • Basic Statistic Employment rate quarterly in Italy 2019-2023
  • Basic Statistic Quarterly employment rate in Italy 2023, by region
  • Basic Statistic Employed labor force in Italy 2019-2023
  • Basic Statistic Labor force aged 15 years and more 2019-2023, by gender

Unemployment and inactivity

  • Basic Statistic Unemployment rate in Italy 2008-2026
  • Basic Statistic Unemployment rate in Italy 2022, by age group
  • Basic Statistic regional unemployment rate in Italy 2023
  • Basic Statistic Monthly unemployment rate in Italy 2019-2023, by gender
  • Basic Statistic Forecasted unemployment rate in Italy 2020-2025
  • Basic Statistic Economically inactive people in Italy 2019-2023
  • Basic Statistic Economic inactivity monthly rate in Italy 2019-2023, by gender

Youth unemployment

  • Basic Statistic Youth unemployment rate in Italy 2004-2024
  • Basic Statistic Youth unemployment rate in Italy 2022, by region
  • Premium Statistic Youth unemployed people in Italy 2022, by educational level
  • Basic Statistic Quarterly youth unemployment rate in Italy 2020-2022, by gender

Low income

  • Basic Statistic Households receiving Citizens' and Pensioners' Basic Income in Italy 2022
  • Basic Statistic Households receiving the Citizens' Basic Income in Italy 2022, by macro-region
  • Basic Statistic Incidence rate of absolute poverty among families in Italy 2021, by region
  • Basic Statistic People at risk of poverty or social exclusion in Italy 2004-2021


  • Basic Statistic Average annual wage in Italy 2000-2022
  • Premium Statistic Gross annual wage in Italy 2022, by sector
  • Premium Statistic Average annual gross salary in Italy 2023, by region
  • Premium Statistic Gender pay gap in Italy 2022

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