Unemployment among under 35s rises to 23.9% - Istat

6.1% of over 50s out of work

(ANSA) - Rome, September 15 - Unemployment among people aged 15-34 stood at 23.9% in the second quarter of 2015, national statistics agency Istat said Tuesday.
    The rate showed an increase of 0.5% over the same period last year, Istat added.
    Unemployment among under 35s was nearly four times higher than among the over 50s, figures showed. Some 6.1% of people aged 50-64 were out of work in the second quarter of the year, up 0.2% over the the same period in 2014.


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