Italy - Primary Industries Employment

Italy: Primary Industries Employment

Mnemonic EPRI.IITA
Unit Ths. #
Annual 0.26 %
Data 2019 930
2018 927.6

Series Information

Source Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)
Release Employment by Industry
Frequency Annual
Start Date 12/31/1995
End Date 12/31/2019

Italy: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 8.4 9.35 %, SA Monthly
Primary Industries Employment 2019 930 927.6 Ths. # Annual
Secondary Industries Employment 2019 5,846 5,805 Ths. # Annual
Wage & Salaries 2018 708,925 684,949 Mil. EUR Annual
Labor Force Employment 2018 Q3 23,254 23,307 Ths. #, SA Quarterly
Total Employment 2018 Q3 23,254 23,307 Ths. #, SA Quarterly
Unemployment 2018 Q3 2,653 2,794 Ths. #, SA Quarterly
Agriculture Employment 2017 996,718 993,689 # Annual
Tertiary Industries Employment 2017 17,760,676 17,907,124 # Annual

Release Information

For Italy, Istat disseminates regional estimates for internal work units, value added, gross domestic product (GDP), income from employment, and household final consumption expenditure.


  • National accounts framework: ESA 2010
  • Activity classification: ATECO, the localization of NACE Rev. 2
  • Measurement: Thousands of persons (Ths. #)
  • Adjustment: Not applicable
  • Native frequency: Annual
  • Start date: 1999
  • Geo coverage:


  • ESA 95 and NACE Rev. 1.1 - As early as 1992 to 2012

Labour input: the main definitions concern persons employed, jobs and full time equivalent. In SNA, labour inputs have to be classified on the base of the economic activity unit at local level and of the institutional unit. The Italian approach calculation of jobs and the corresponding full time equivalent, representing transformation to full-time of jobs for different working categories (registered, unregistered, main, multiple) detectable by integrating and comparing different statistical sources or by using indirect estimating methods.

October 3, 2014 - Istat released the new annual national accounts according to ESA 2010, along with an extraordinary revision, exploiting advances in methods and sources (e.g. the new balance of payments estimates issued by the Bank of Italy according to BPM6).

September 23, 2019 - The time series of national accounts, based on the new European System of Accounts (ESA 2010), have been subjected to an extraordinary revision, exploiting advances in methods and sources. The revision took place in coordination with other European countries.

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