The Italian statistical office Istat published data on unemployment on Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 11.7% in April, compared with 11.5% in March. The March figure was revised from 11.5%.
The number of unemployed amounted to 2 986 000 in April, it grew by 1.7% compared to the previous month.
The unemployment rate among youth increased to 36.9% in April from 36.7% in March.
The level of employment increased to 56.9% in April from 56.7% in March.