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Italian unemployment rate hits 10.2% in February, nearly 1 mln jobs lost in a year

Tuesday 6 April 2021 | 14:29 CET | News
Italy's overall unemployment rate came to 10.2 percent in February, down 0.1 percent compared to January but up 0.5 percent year on year, according to the latest preliminary data from Istat. The agency said the number of people in work in Italy was 945,000 lower than a year earlier and that the employment rate had slumped by 2.2 percentage points to 56.5 percent.

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