Application for jobless benefits up in Turkey

Nearly 44 thousand Turks apply for jobless benefits in December 2010

Application for jobless benefits up in Turkey

The number of jobless claims in Turkey in December 2010 stood at 43,754, data released by the country's unemployment agency, ISKUR, said. The number of jobless claims in November 2010 was 38,338.

A total of 170,425 people received payments worth of 63.1 million Turkish Liras (TL) in December.

Turkey's jobless fund has reached a volume of 45,938 million TL since it was founded in March 2002.

Over 2.5 million people have applied for jobless claims with a total of 3.75 billion TL in payments since then.

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