World Economy

Immigrants Help Italy grow

Immigrants Help Italy growImmigrants Help Italy grow

Using data from the first nine months of the year, the Venice-based Leone Moressa foundation said 2.4 million residents born outside of Italy were in jobs, The Local said. Those workers together produced 8.8% of Italy’s national wealth, a figure that equates to over €123b ($139b). Foreign-born people in Italy also had a higher rate of employment than Italians: 57.1% against 41.8%.