The data displays the unemployment rate in Italy from 2007 to 2017. In 2017, the unemployment rate in Italy was around 11.34%.
Economy and employment in Italy Since reaching a decade low in 2007, unemployment in Italy has experienced considerable surges, most notably after 2011. This is mainly the cause of their late 2000s recession, originally triggered by the global crisis. Additionally, Italy experienced its highest spike in national debt from 2007 to 2011), indicating that it is becoming more dependent on other nations to fund and fuel its economy.