Turkish Unemployment Rate Edges Up to 9.9% in September


In September, Turkey's jobless rate increased to 9.9 percent from 9.8 percent in the previous month. The employment rate declined to 46.3 percent and youth unemployment rose further to 19.4 percent.

The number of unemployed persons increased by 292 thousand persons and reached to 2 million 831 thousand persons in Turkey. Non-agricultural unemployment rate was 12.3 percent, 0.7 percentage points up on an annual basis.

The number of employed persons increased by 336 thousand persons compared to the same period of the previous year and has reached to 25 million 808 thousand persons in September. Agricultural employment decreased by 132 thousand persons and non-agricultural employment increased by 468 thousand persons in this period. 

Turkish Unemployment Rate Edges Up to 9.9% in September


Turkstat | Nuno Fontes | nuno@tradingeconomics.com
12/16/2013 8:59:26 AM