CONCISE FIGURES ¹

[G4-9] A summary of the numbers relating to the Group people can be seen in the table below:

(units)31.12.201531.12.2014Changes
Italy 52,554 52,878 (324)
Abroad 13,310 13,138 172
Total personnel on payroll 65,864 66,016 (152)
Agency contract workers 3 9 (6)
Total personnel 65,867 66,025 (158)
Non-current assets held for sale - abroad 16,228 16,420 (192)
Total 82,095 82,445 (350)

Excluding personnel concerned with non-current assets held for sale (Telecom Argentina Group) and agency contract workers, the Group’s workforce has decreased by 152 units compared to December 31, 2014.

These changes are due to:

■ entry into the scope of consolidation of the company Alfabook (17 people);

■ net turnover (net of changes to scope) down by 169 units, as detailed below by individual Business Unit:

(units)RecruitedDepartedNet change
Domestic 823 1,151 (328)
Brazil 3,918 3,717 201
Media and others 4 46 (42)
Turnover 4,745 4,914 (169)

Turnover: detail by BURecruitedDepartedInternal
transfers
Group +
Internal
transfers
Group -
Total change
Domestic 350 710 473 (441) (328)
Brazil 3,918 3,717     201
Media and others 3 13 1 (33) (42)
Turnover 4,271 4,440 474 (474) (169)

The people in the Group, net of “Non-current assets held for sale and temporary contract workers”, can be broken down in various ways:

The people in the Group

Distribution of employees and new employees by geographic area

  (units)  31.12.2015  31.12.2014  31.12.2013Change (15/14)
Italy 52,554 52,878 53,152 (324)
Abroad 13,310 13,138 12,467 172
Total 65,864 66,016 65,619 (152)

  (units)  31.12.2015  31.12.2014  31.12.2013Change (15/14)
Italy 325 575 410 (250)
Abroad 3,946 5,224 4,901 (1,278)
Total 4,271 5,799 5,311 (1,528)

For more information on the characteristics of Group personnel, please refer to the appendix to this chapter, which, in compliance with the requirements of standard GRI G4, gives the KPIs relating to the workforce [G4-10], [G4-LA1], [G4-LA3], [G4-LA6], [G4-LA13], [G4-LA9]. In reading the KPIs, note that:

  • [G4-10e] Telecom Italia does not use self-employed workers to go about its business activities, although it is possible that, on an occasional basis, some consultancy type activities may be entrusted to self-employed professionals;
  • [G4-10f] The Group’s activities do not vary seasonally, hence changes in the workforce are correctly shown by the annual trends;
  • [G4-LA3a] All employees are entitled to parental leaves.

         

1 Unless otherwise stated, the data shown in the tables contained in the Telecom Italia people chapter relate to all the Telecom Italia Group companies (see Note on methods).