Turkey's unemployment rate for November 2013 at 9.9 pct

The unemployment rate for November 2013 is 9.9% with 0.5% percentage point increase.

Turkey's unemployment rate for November 2013 at 9.9 pct
World Bulletin / News Desk
 
Jobless rate in Turkey reached 9.9 percent with a 0.5 percentage point increase in November 2013 from a year earlier.

The number of unemployed increased by nearly 154 thousand to reach over 2.7 million people nationwide. 

According to statistics released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat), the unemployment rate was 9.7 percent in October. 

Meanwhile, the number of employed increased by over 152 thousand compared to the same period last year to reach nearly 25.44 million people in November 2013.

The labour force participation rate (LFPR) rose to 50.5 percent with a 0.2 percentage point decrease compared to the same period in 2012. The non-agriculture unemployment rate reached 12 percent with a 0.3 percentage point increase and the youth unemployment rate reached 19.3 percent with a 0.5 percentage point increase. 

The non-seasonally Adjusted Main Labour Force Indicators for November 2012-2013 are as follows:

 

 November 2012

November 2013

Non-institutional population (000)

73,950

74,793

Population 15 years old and over (000)

55,083

55,935

Labour Force (000)

27,921

28,227

Employed (000)

25,291

25,443

Unemployed (000)

2,630

2,784

Labour force participation rate (%)

50.7

50.5

Employment rate (%)

45.9

45.5

Unemployment rate (%)

9.4

9.9

Non-agricultural unemployment rate (%)

11.7

12

Youth unemployment rate

(%)

18

19.3

Not in the labour force (000)

27,162

27,707

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