ISTAT released data on employed and unemployed in Italy in the third quarter of 2010. There was a decrease from the previous quarter of 0.2%. Given the significant drop in the South and, to a lesser extent in the center, employment remains stable in the North. The reduction in cyclical employment, spread by sector, mainly affected agriculture and industry. The descent of cyclical unemployment is concentrated in the northern regions. Compared to the same period last year the number of unemployed increases of 3.1% (+61,000 units).
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Charts: Participation in the labour market
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