Number of unemployed people in Turkey shrinks

Number of unemployed people in Turkey shrinks

An announcement by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) on Friday, December 15 talks of decreased unemployment rates in Turkey, in September 2017.

Statistics show that unemployment shrank 0.7 point to 10.6% in September, compared to the same month last year (2016).

Anadolu quotes the data, that read: "The number of unemployed people, aged 15 and above, in the country declined to 3.4 million this September, a decrease of 104,000 from last September, when the unemployment rate stood at 11.3 percent".

Numbers look 'brighter' thanks to the gross domestic product (GDP) 11.1% grow "in the three months to Sept. 30 when compared to the same period last year" that proved global minds of finance wrong.

As for the female workforce, it climbed 1 percentage point from the previous year to 34.5%.../IBNA

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