642,000 self-employed jobs lost in 9 yrs

Payroll workers up 2.7%, employers down 14.2%

(ANSA) - Rome, November 5 - Some 642,000 self-employed jobs have been lost since 2008, ISTAT said Monday.
    The statistics agency said that between the second quarter of 2008 and the the second quarter of 2017, self-employed workers dropped by 10.7%, while payroll workers rose by 2.7%.
    Employers fell by 14.2%.
    There are now some 5.3 million self-employed workers in Italy, just over one in five of all Italian workers.
   

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