"Turkey's Unemployment Rate Estimated at 10.9 Percent
Xinhua News Agency - CEIS
Turkey's unemployment rate estimated at 10.9 percent
ANKARA, June 27 (Xinhua) -- Turkey's unemployment rate is estimated at 10.9 percent between February and April this year, semi- official Anatolia News Agency reported on Monday.
According to the results of "Household Labor Force Survey" published by the State Institute of Statistics (SIS), the total jobless are estimated at 2.5 million with the rate of 10.9 percent for the three-month period beginning in February.
The survey showed that the unemployment rate is 13.3 percent in urban areas and 7.5 percent in rural areas.
Meanwhile, the total employment was estimated at 21.1 million, and the employment rate was estimated at 47.1 percent.
A total of 86,743 people from 31,470 sample households were interviewed in this term."
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