World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan said that the Turkish employment volume has been over 25 million for the past five months and would exceed 26 million this summer. Caglayan released a statement on September's unemployment figures of Turkey.
Caglayan reminded the unemployment rate in September 2011 which was 8.8 percent and said that it was recorded 9.1 percent in September 2012.
He added that in September, the employment rate rose by 105 thousand people compared to August.
Caglayan said compared to 2011, employment rose by 750 thousand people. "Unemployment rate is still high but we will bring it down. Comparing the unemployment rate of some other countries with Turkey, we can say that Turkey is successful," he said.
The economy minister said that Turkey was doing much better than 12 other EU countries in regard to unemployment rate.Güncelleme Tarihi: 17 Aralık 2012, 12:52