Italy has 3.6 million jobless households

Agency says 13.9% have no income from labour, work pension

(ANSA) - Rome, May 17 - Italy had around 3.59 million jobless households in 2016 - those in which no member is in employment or draws a work pension, ISTAT said in its annual report on Wednesday. The national statistics agency said the jobless households accounted for 13.9% of the total, although this went up to 22.2% in Italy's less prosperous southern regions. The number of jobless households in 2008 was 3.172 million - 13.2 of the total.
   

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