Turkey's unemployment rate became 8.9 percent as of May 2008, Turkish Board of Statistics (TUIK) said on Friday.
Unemployment rate had been 8.9 percent in the same period previous year.
According to the TUIK's Household Labor Force Survey for April, May and June 2008, labor force participation rate was calculated as 49 percent.
Unemployment rate became 11 percent in urban areas and 5.6 percent in rural areas.
Number of unemployed persons increased by 41 thousand to 2.1 million in May of 2008.
Last Mod: 15 Ağustos 2008, 15:38