Turkey unemployment rate rises to 10.9 pct in Oct

The figure stood at 9.7 percent in the same period in 2007 which covered September, October and November.

Turkey unemployment rate rises to 10.9 pct in Oct

Unemployment rate in Turkey in October 2008 soared up to 10.9 percent, a survey by the country's statistical authority said Thursday.

The figure stood at 9.7 percent in the same period in 2007 which covered September, October and November.

The survey said unemployment rate was 12.8 percent in urban areas and it was 7.8 percent in rural ares.

The labor force participation rate for the current period was 49.1 percent.

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