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Turkish unemployment rate falls to 9.6 percent

The Turkish unemployment rate fell to an average of 9.6 percent in the March-May period from 10.6 percent during February-April

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The Turkish unemployment rate fell to an average of 9.6 percent in the March-May period from 10.6 percent during February-April, the Turkish Statistics Institute said on Wednesday.

In the same period a year earlier, the unemployment rate stood at 9.0 percent. The non-farm unemployment rate, also measured on a three-month average, stood at 11.6 percent during the March-May period, down from 12.6 percent in February-April and up from 10.8 percent a year earlier.