Unemployment stable at 11.2% in 3rd quarter - ISTAT

Flat after two consecutive falls

(ANSA) - Rome, December 7 - Italy's unemployment rate for the third quarter of 2017 was 11.2%, the same level as the previous three months, ISTAT said Thursday. The jobless rate is flat after two consecutive quarter-on-quarter falls.
    In the second quarter unemployment had dropped to the lowest level since the fourth quarter of 2012.
    The jobless rate was 0.4 of a percentage point down with respect to the third quarter of 2016.
   

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