Turkey's unemployment rate rises to 9.3 in April

Turkish Statistical Institute released results of survey on household labor force of April 2013.

Turkey's unemployment rate rises to 9.3 in April

World Bulletin / News Desk

Unemployment rate in Turkey became 9.3% in April, increasing by 0.3 percent when compared to April 2012.

The number of unemployed persons increased by 216 thousand in the period of April 2012-April 2013 and has reached 2 million 641 thousand persons in Turkey.

According to the results of survey on household labor force of April 2013 given by Turkish Statistical Institute, unemployment rate in Turkey became 9.3% in April and number of unemployed persons increased by 216 thousand persons.

At the same period, employment reached 25 million 691 thousand persons from 24 million 630 thousand persons.

Labor force participation rate (LFPR) realized as 51.1% with 1.5 percentage points increase compared to the same period of the previous year for Turkey in April 2013 period.

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