Turkey's jobless claim down in April

The jobless claim was down 7,000 month-on-month in April 2010, the Turkish Employment Agency said on Friday.

Turkey's jobless claim down in April

The jobless claim was down 7,000 month-on-month in April 2010, the Turkish Employment Agency (Iskur) said on Friday.

According to figures of the Unemployment Insurance Fund Bulletin, 32,178 people filed for unemployment benefit in April 2010.

Around 12,954 people got 3.5 million Turkish liras (TL) (2.3 million USD) unemployment benefit in April.

The number of people who filed for unemployment benefit was 39,112 in March 2010. 204,166 people were paid 69.9 million TL (46.6 million USD) of unemployment benefit from the fund in March.

Over 2.2 million people have applied to get unemployment benefit from March 2002 when the implementation began till April 30, 2010. 1.8 million of them got unemployment benefits worth 3.2 billion TL (2.1 billion USD).

The Unemployment Insurance Fund totals 43.6 billion TL (33.5 billion USD).

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