Turkey´s employment increases by 23 pct since 2008

Employment has increased in Turkey by 22.7 percent since 2008 global economic crisis.

Turkey´s employment increases by 23 pct since 2008

World Bulletin / News Desk

 

Employment has increased in Turkey by 22.7 percent since the 2008 global economic crisis.

According to International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat), the data indicated Turkey has increased its workforce by 4.7 million people since the global economic crisis started to show its effects world-wide. (between 2008 and November 2013)

Turkey took first place among 32 countries in the developed and the developing countries in increasing its workforce size.

The jobless rate in Turkey reached 9.9 percent with a 0.5 percentage point increase in November 2013 in comparison to a year earlier.

The labour force participation rate (LFPR) is 50.5 in Turkey.

In November 2013, the non-agriculture unemployment rate reached 12 percent with a 0.3 percentage point increase and the youth unemployment rate reached 19.3 percent with a 0.5 percentage point increase

According to Eurostat, the region's statistics office, the Europe-wide statistics hide huge differences between economies. The lowest rates of unemployment are in Austria, with 4.9 percent, and Germany, Europe's biggest economy, with 5.0 percent.

Greece had the highest unemployment rate at 28 percent; followed by Spain at 26 percent. Greece and Spain have been the worst hit by the financial crisis, with more than half of those under 25 in both countries out of work.

The youth jobless rate in the wider EU fell to 23.4 percent from 23.7percent.

Employment between 2007 and 2013 in the developed and in the developing countries.

Country

2007

(Million)

2008

(Million)

2009

(Million)

2010

(Million)

2011

(Million)

2012

(Million)

2013

(Million)

Percentage increase 

between 2008 to 2013 

Turkey

20,738

21,194

21,277

22,594

24,110

24,821

25,443

22,7

Israel

2,886

2,991

3,050

3,157

3,253

3,359

3,428

18,8

Luxemburg

0,333

0,350

0,353

0,358

0,368

0,379

0,384

15,3

Malta

0,156

0,160

0,161

0,164

0,169

0,172

0,174

11,5

Australia

10,577

10,876

10,954

11,190

11,390

11,515

11,732

10,9

Switzerland

4,440

4,548

4,568

4,600

4,716

4,779

4,817

8,5

Norway

2,444

2,524

2,508

2,509

2,543

2,591

2,620

7,2

South Korea

23,433

23,577

23,506

23,829

24,244

24,681

24,804

5,9

Hong Kong

3,625

3,637

3,661

3,635

3,705

3,789

3,827

5,6

Canada

16,803

17,082

16,816

17,046

17,309

17,510

17,732

5,5

Germany

39,792

40,297

40,326

40,547

41,101

41,545

41,685

4,8

Austria

3,344

3,389

3,339

3,360

3,422

3,465

3,483

4,2

New Zealand

2,175

2,189

2,165

21,810

2,216

2,217

2,248

3,4

Belgium

4,383

4,461

4,453

4,484

4,545

4,553

4,530

3,4

Sweden

4,541

4,593

4,499

4,524

4,626

4,657

4,678

3,0

England

29,228

29,440

28,960

29,019

29,166

29,519

29,827

2,0

Holland

8,250

8,441

8,445

8,358

8,357

8,409

8,380

1,6

France

25,729

25,883

25,572

25,590

25,656

25,682

25,709

-0,1

Czech Republic

4,922

5,003

4,934

4,885

4,904

4,890

4,876

-0,9

Finland

2,492

2,531

2,457

2,447

2,474

2,483

2,463

-1,2

US

146,050

145,373

139,894

139,077

139,882

142,469

144,081

-1,3

Japan

64,281

64,097

63,151

62,982

62,890

62,698

63,049

-1,9

Italy

23,217

23,396

23,020

22,871

22,962

22,905

22,661

-2,4

Estonia

0,655

0,657

0,596

0,571

0,609

0,624

0,632

-3,5

Denmark

2,808

2,843

2,765

2,707

2,696

2,690

2,708

-3,6

Slovenia

0,977

1,002

0,984

0,963

0,947

0,935

0,920

-5,8

Iceland

0,162

0,164

0,148

0,146

0,148

0,149

0,150

-7,4

Southern Cyprus

0,384

0,393

0,392

0,391

0,393

0,376

0,347

-9,6

Portugal

5,124

5,147

5,014

4,937

4,861

4,656

4,479

-12,6

 Ireland

2,143

2,128

1,961

1,882

1,849

1,838

1,849

-13,7

Spain

20,356

20,258

18,888

18,457

18,105

17,282

16,608

-18,4

Greece

4,510

4,559

4,509

4,389

4,091

3,763

3,623

-19,7

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