Turkey's unemployment rate falls to 9.6 pct in April

Unemployment rate in April records annual decline of 0.9 percentage points, according to TurkStat

Turkey's unemployment rate falls to 9.6 pct in April

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey's unemployment rate fell to 9.6 percent in April, dropping 0.9 percentage points year-on-year, the country's statistical authority announced on Monday.

TurkStat said the number of unemployed persons aged 15 years and over declined by some 200,000 on a yearly basis, amounting to 3.08 million in April. 

"In the same period, non-agricultural unemployment rate occurred as 11.4 percent with one percentage point decrease," the institute said:

"While youth unemployment rate, including persons aged 15-24 was 16.9 percent with 2.9 percentage point decrease, the unemployment rate for persons aged 15-64 occurred as 9.8 percent with 0.9 percentage point decrease," it added.

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