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Turkey Jobless Rate Steady at 10.7%

Turkey Jobless Rate Steady at 10.7%Turkey Jobless Rate Steady at 10.7%

Turkey’s unemployment rate remained steady at 10.7% in July 2017, the same as in July 2016, the Turkish Statistical Institute, TurkStat, announced Monday, Anadolu Agency reported. The number of people employed in Turkey in July increased by 1,122,000 to reach 28,758,000 people compared to the same period last year, while the employment rate increased by 1% to 48%, TurkStat said in a statement. On a monthly basis, Turkey’s unemployment figure showed a steady decrease during five consecutive months of 2017. The unemployment rate started the year with 13% in January, which dropped to 12.6% in February, 11.7% in March and 10.5% in April.


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