Italy second only to Spain in fall in unemployment

Spain sees joblessness drop by 2.3%, Italy by 1.8% year-on-year

(ANSA) - Brussels, January 7 - Italy is second only to Spain in terms of the drop in unemployment year-on-year, the European statistics agency Eurostat said Thursday. Unemployment in Italy fell by 1.8 percentage points from 13.1% in November 2014 to 11.3% in the same month last year.
    Spain saw an improvement of 2.3 percentage points, from 23.7% to 21.4% over the same period. Bulgaria showed an identical performance to Italy, with unemployment falling from 10.6% to 8.8%.
   

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