Economy Turkey:Slight rise in unemployment rate in December

Turkey:Slight rise in unemployment rate in December

Turkish Statistical Institute
Turkish Statistical Institute

(AA) – The rate of unemployment in Turkey rose 0.2 percent from November to reach 10.9 percent in December, the Turkish Statistical Institute said in a statement on Monday.

There were 3.145 million persons unemployed, but the rate of labor force participation stayed firm at 50.2 percent.

The labor force participation rate was 70.8 percent for men and 30 percent for women.

The number of employed persons aged 15 years old and over realized as 25.642 million in December, and the employment rate was 44.7 percent.

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