40,677 Turks apply for unemployment funds

40,677 Turks applied to receive unemployment insurance funds in September.

40,677 Turks apply for unemployment funds

40,677 Turks applied to receive unemployment insurance funds in September.

According to the Unemployment Insurance Fund Bulletin, 1,931,605 Turks have applied to receive unemployment funds between March, 2002 and September 30, 2009.

1,670,359 of the applicants were eligible to receive unemployment funds. The Turkish government paid a total of 2.7 billion liras (approx. 1.85 billion USD) to those who applied for unemployment funds in the past 7.5 years.

In September 2009, 252,112 Turks received unemployment funds amounting to 83.2 million liras (approx. 57 million USD).

The Turkish Unemployment Insurance Fund has a capital of 42.5 billion liras (approx. 29.1 billion USD).


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