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Turkey's unemployment rate stays unchanged at 11.2% in Nov - stats office

Turkey's unemployment rate stays unchanged at 11.2% in Nov - stats office Unemployment

ANKARA (Turkey), January 10 (SeeNews) - Turkey's unemployment rate remained unchanged on a monthly comparison basis in November, at 11.2%, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said on Monday.

The unemployed people aged 15 years and over numbered nearly 3.78 million in November, an increase of 39,000 compared to October, TurkStat said in a statement.

The employment rate went up 0.3 pp month-on-month in November to 46.6%, or nearly 29.9 million people.

Turkey's labour force increased by 267,000 on a monthly comparison basis to over 33.6 million in November.

The labour force participation rate rose by 0.4 pp month-on-month in November, to 52.5%.

The unemployment rate in the 15-24 years age group increased by 1.7 pp month-on-month in November, to 22.3%. The employment rate in this age group edged up by 0.1 pp compared to October, to 33.2%.

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