Italy Activity, Employment and Unemployment

Labour Force

2004 - 2020 | Monthly | Person th | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Force data was reported at 25,024.129 Person th in Dec 2020. This records a decrease from the previous number of 25,451.771 Person th for Nov 2020. Labour Force data is updated monthly, averaging 25,005.461 Person th from Jan 2004 to Dec 2020, with 204 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 26,300.061 Person th in Jun 2018 and a record low of 23,736.064 Person th in Aug 2005. Labour Force data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment.

Last Frequency Range
25,024.129 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020

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Italy Labour Force

Labour Force: Employed

2004 - 2020 | Monthly | Person th | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Force: Employed data was reported at 22,751.838 Person th in Dec 2020. This records a decrease from the previous number of 23,272.208 Person th for Nov 2020. Labour Force: Employed data is updated monthly, averaging 22,690.213 Person th from Jan 2004 to Dec 2020, with 204 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 23,672.944 Person th in Jun 2019 and a record low of 21,875.460 Person th in Jan 2014. Labour Force: Employed data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment.

Last Frequency Range
22,751.838 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020

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Italy Labour Force: Employed

Labour Force: Employed: Female

2004 - 2020 | Monthly | Person th | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Force: Employed: Female data was reported at 9,488.870 Person th in Dec 2020. This records a decrease from the previous number of 9,791.093 Person th for Nov 2020. Labour Force: Employed: Female data is updated monthly, averaging 9,293.093 Person th from Jan 2004 to Dec 2020, with 204 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 10,054.599 Person th in Jun 2019 and a record low of 8,559.779 Person th in Apr 2004. Labour Force: Employed: Female data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment.

Last Frequency Range
9,488.870 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020

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Italy Labour Force: Employed: Female

Labour Force: Employed: Male

2004 - 2020 | Monthly | Person th | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Force: Employed: Male data was reported at 13,262.968 Person th in Dec 2020. This records a decrease from the previous number of 13,481.115 Person th for Nov 2020. Labour Force: Employed: Male data is updated monthly, averaging 13,400.025 Person th from Jan 2004 to Dec 2020, with 204 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 14,027.365 Person th in Jul 2007 and a record low of 12,684.474 Person th in Feb 2014. Labour Force: Employed: Male data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment.

Last Frequency Range
13,262.968 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020

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Italy Labour Force: Employed: Male

Labour Force: Female

2004 - 2020 | Monthly | Person th | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Force: Female data was reported at 10,529.878 Person th in Dec 2020. This records a decrease from the previous number of 10,800.145 Person th for Nov 2020. Labour Force: Female data is updated monthly, averaging 10,485.212 Person th from Jan 2004 to Dec 2020, with 204 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 11,276.185 Person th in Jun 2018 and a record low of 9,423.167 Person th in Aug 2005. Labour Force: Female data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment.

Last Frequency Range
10,529.878 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020

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Italy Labour Force: Female

Labour Force: Male

2004 - 2020 | Monthly | Person th | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Force: Male data was reported at 14,494.251 Person th in Dec 2020. This records a decrease from the previous number of 14,651.626 Person th for Nov 2020. Labour Force: Male data is updated monthly, averaging 14,614.407 Person th from Jan 2004 to Dec 2020, with 204 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 15,058.941 Person th in Jul 2017 and a record low of 14,026.024 Person th in Apr 2020. Labour Force: Male data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment.

Last Frequency Range
14,494.251 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020

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Italy Labour Force: Male

Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment

2004 - 2020 | Monthly | Person th | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment data was reported at 2,272.291 Person th in Dec 2020. This records an increase from the previous number of 2,179.563 Person th for Nov 2020. Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment data is updated monthly, averaging 2,289.923 Person th from Jan 2004 to Dec 2020, with 204 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 3,702.314 Person th in Nov 2014 and a record low of 1,271.246 Person th in Aug 2007. Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment. [COVID-19-IMPACT]

Last Frequency Range
2,272.291 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020

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Italy Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment

Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment: Female

2004 - 2020 | Monthly | Person th | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment: Female data was reported at 1,041.008 Person th in Dec 2020. This records an increase from the previous number of 1,009.052 Person th for Nov 2020. Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment: Female data is updated monthly, averaging 1,131.001 Person th from Jan 2004 to Dec 2020, with 204 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 1,762.647 Person th in Nov 2014 and a record low of 678.261 Person th in Jul 2006. Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment: Female data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment. [COVID-19-IMPACT]

Last Frequency Range
1,041.008 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020

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Italy Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment: Female

Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment: Male

2004 - 2020 | Monthly | Person th | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment: Male data was reported at 1,231.283 Person th in Dec 2020. This records an increase from the previous number of 1,170.511 Person th for Nov 2020. Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment: Male data is updated monthly, averaging 1,220.501 Person th from Jan 2004 to Dec 2020, with 204 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 1,958.636 Person th in Feb 2014 and a record low of 583.897 Person th in Aug 2007. Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment: Male data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment. [COVID-19-IMPACT]

Last Frequency Range
1,231.283 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020

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Italy Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment: Male

Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment

2004 - 2021 | Monthly | Person th | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment data was reported at 2,620.298 Person th in May 2021. This records a decrease from the previous number of 2,669.922 Person th for Apr 2021. Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment data is updated monthly, averaging 2,460.364 Person th from Jan 2004 to May 2021, with 209 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 3,374.183 Person th in Nov 2014 and a record low of 1,418.200 Person th in Apr 2007. Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment.

Last Frequency Range
2,620.298 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021

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Italy Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment

Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment: Female

2004 - 2021 | Monthly | Person th | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment: Female data was reported at 1,218.105 Person th in May 2021. This records a decrease from the previous number of 1,275.084 Person th for Apr 2021. Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment: Female data is updated monthly, averaging 1,153.059 Person th from Jan 2004 to May 2021, with 209 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 1,561.487 Person th in Nov 2014 and a record low of 752.478 Person th in Apr 2007. Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment: Female data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment.

Last Frequency Range
1,218.105 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021

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Italy Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment: Female

Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment: Male

2004 - 2021 | Monthly | Person th | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment: Male data was reported at 1,402.193 Person th in May 2021. This records an increase from the previous number of 1,394.838 Person th for Apr 2021. Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment: Male data is updated monthly, averaging 1,300.097 Person th from Jan 2004 to May 2021, with 209 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 1,812.696 Person th in Nov 2014 and a record low of 665.722 Person th in Apr 2007. Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment: Male data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment.

Last Frequency Range
1,402.193 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021

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Italy Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment: Male

Labour Market: Activity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64

2004 - 2021 | Monthly | % | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Market: Activity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64 data was reported at 64.025 % in May 2021. This records an increase from the previous number of 63.846 % for Apr 2021. Labour Market: Activity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64 data is updated monthly, averaging 62.877 % from Jan 2004 to May 2021, with 209 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 65.979 % in Apr 2019 and a record low of 61.203 % in Aug 2010. Labour Market: Activity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64 data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment.

Last Frequency Range
64.025 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021

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Italy Labour Market: Activity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64

Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64

2004 - 2021 | Monthly | % | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64 data was reported at 35.975 % in May 2021. This records a decrease from the previous number of 36.154 % for Apr 2021. Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64 data is updated monthly, averaging 37.058 % from Jan 2004 to May 2021, with 209 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 38.724 % in Aug 2010 and a record low of 33.995 % in Apr 2019. Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64 data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment.

Last Frequency Range
35.975 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021

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Italy Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64

Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64: Female

2004 - 2021 | Monthly | % | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64: Female data was reported at 45.479 % in May 2021. This records an increase from the previous number of 45.151 % for Apr 2021. Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64: Female data is updated monthly, averaging 46.903 % from Jan 2004 to May 2021, with 209 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 49.805 % in Aug 2005 and a record low of 43.101 % in Apr 2019. Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64: Female data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment.

Last Frequency Range
45.479 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021

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Italy Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64: Female

Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64: Male

2004 - 2021 | Monthly | % | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64: Male data was reported at 26.429 % in May 2021. This records a decrease from the previous number of 27.116 % for Apr 2021. Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64: Male data is updated monthly, averaging 26.058 % from Jan 2004 to May 2021, with 209 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 28.562 % in Apr 2020 and a record low of 24.636 % in May 2019. Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64: Male data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment.

Last Frequency Range
26.429 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021

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Italy Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64: Male

Labour Market: Unemployment Rate

2004 - 2020 | Monthly | % | National Institute of Statistics

Labour Market: Unemployment Rate data was reported at 9.080 % in Dec 2020. This records an increase from the previous number of 8.564 % for Nov 2020. Labour Market: Unemployment Rate data is updated monthly, averaging 9.221 % from Jan 2004 to Dec 2020, with 204 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 14.276 % in Nov 2014 and a record low of 5.261 % in Aug 2007. Labour Market: Unemployment Rate data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Institute of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Italy – Table IT.G031: Activity, Employment and Unemployment. [COVID-19-IMPACT]

Last Frequency Range
9.080 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020

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Italy Labour Market: Unemployment Rate
Labour Force
Labour Force: Employed
Labour Force: Employed: Female
Labour Force: Employed: Male
Labour Force: Female
Labour Force: Male
Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment
Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment: Female
Labour Force: Unemployed: Seeking for Employment: Male
Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment
Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment: Female
Labour Force: sa: Unemployed: Seeking Employment: Male
Labour Market: Activity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64
Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64
Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64: Female
Labour Market: Inactivity Rate: sa: Age: 15-64: Male
Labour Market: Unemployment Rate
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