ROMA, Italia (El Vigia, 5/17/11) - The number of people aged between 15 and 34 years old in Italy decreased by two million between 2000 and 2010, the director of the Center for Studies on Social Inversio (Censis), Giuseppe Roma announced today. "Young people are endangered. In the last 10 years, from 2000 to 2010, we have lost more than two million people aged between 15 and 34 years ", said Rome appearing before the Commission of Work of the Chamber of Deputies. "They are (young people) a rare commodity", added the director of the Censis, who added that Italy has seen the furthest drop in Europe for this demographic group, followed by Germany. He pointed out that, on the other hand, between 2000 and 2010, people older than 65 years increased by 1,896,000. The Censis also stressed that the education system of Italy is delayed in comparison with other countries of the European Union.

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