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Italian jobless rate falls to 6.3% in April due to coronavirus inactivity

Wednesday 3 June 2020 | 11:49 CET | News
Italy's unemployment rate plunged to 6.3 percent in April, down 1.7 percent compared to a downwardly revised rate of 8.0 percent in March, according to the latest preliminary data from Istat. The statistics agency said the result reflected a rise in the inactivity rate to 38.1 percent from 36.1 percent the previous month, due to the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown. Istat only counts people actively looking for a job towards the jobless rate.

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