Italians earn less than 20 years ago-IMF

Salaries back at pre-crisis levels in decade's time

(ANSA) - Rome, July 27 - The salaries and wealth of working-age Italian people has dropped below the level of 1995, before the introduction of the euro, the International Monetary Fund said Thursday in its Article IV on Italy. It added that per-capita salary levels will not get back to pre-crisis levels for a decade. It said the proportion of Italians at risk of poverty had climbed to 29%, with a peak of 44% in southern Italy.
   

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