Youth unemployment climbs to new record of 41.2% in Oct

(ANSA) - Rome, November 29 - Italy's unemployment rate for 15-24-year-olds who are part of the working population climbed to a new record high of 41.2% in October from 40.4% in September, statistical agency Istat said Thursday.

It is the highest level since Istat started using its current unemployment calculation method for monthly data, in January 2004, and for quarterly data, in the first quarter of 1977.

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