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Italian unemployment rate surges to 10.7% in April

Tuesday 1 June 2021 | 15:55 CET | News
Italy's overall unemployment rate soared to 10.7 percent in April from an upwardly revised 10.4 percent in March, according to the latest preliminary data from Istat. The figure is the country's highest jobless rate since the end of 2018 and was due to 88,000 more people actively looking for work. On an annual basis, there were 870,000 more jobless people in Italy than a year earlier, said Istat.

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