Unemployment falls to 10.8 percent in January
Turkey’s unemployment rate stood at 10.8 percent n January, down 2.2 percentage po nts from same month last year, the country’s stat st cal author ty announced on Apr l 16.
The Turk sh Stat st cal Inst tute (TurkStat) sa d the number of unemployed persons aged 15 years and over - 3.4 m ll on n January - sl pped by 576,000 year-on-year. Unemployment n December was 10.4 percent. Off c al data also showed that non-agr cultural unemployment sl pped 2.5 percentage po nts to 12.7 percent dur ng the same per od. Youth unemployment was 19.9 percent, down 4.6 percentage po nts year-on-year n January.