How many social enterprises are there in Italy?

by Roberta Lunghini - 2016.02.18
How many social enterprises are there in Italy?
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Social enterprises active in Italy are 56,650; 36% of which are run by women. Their number increased by 4.2% in one year and 12.8% compared to four years ago. The total number of employees amounts to over 682,000. The first city in this country as far asthe number of these companies is concerned is Rome (5,000 social enterprises and 64,000 employees), followed by Milan (over 4,000 companies and 61,000 workers), Naples, Turin, Palermo, Bari and Catania. These are the findings from a survey of the Chamber of Commerce of the Lombard Capital City. Thanks to which we also discover that, in the Lombardy Region, there are 10,000 social enterprises, with an increase by 4% a year, and the employees are 160,000. A social enterprise in 3 is run by women, 6% by young people, while those led by foreigners account only for 3.3%.

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