Turkey's unemployment rate stood at 11.1 percent in August, the country's statistical authority announced on Thursday.
The figure was up 0.5 percentage points compared to the same month a year earlier, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat).
The number of unemployed persons aged 15 years and over increased by 266,000 year-on-year to reach 3.67 million in August.
The non-agricultural unemployment rate also rose 0.4 percentage points to 13.2 percent during the same period.
The youth unemployment rate -- persons aged between 15 and 24 -- was 20.8 percent, indicating an increase of 0.2-percentage points on a yearly basis in August.
TurkStat said unemployment for the 15-64 age group went up 0.6 percentage points annually to 11.4 percent in August.