Italy tops EU for economically inactive in Q2

35.7% in Italy moved to inactivity, 16.8% EU-wide

(ANSA) - Brussels, October 26 - Italy had the highest percentage increase of unemployed people who had moved into economic inactivity in the second quarter of 2015, according to figures released by EU statistics bureau Eurostat on Monday.
    The Eurostat report on labour market flow showed that 35.7% of unemployed workers in Italy moved into economic inactivity in the second quarter of 2015, compared to the EU average of 16.8%.
    Eurostat defines the inactive population as those classified neither as employed nor as unemployed and not working at all and not available or looking for work.
   

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