Turkish unemployment rises to 13.9 percent in June-August: Stats institute

Turkish unemployment rose as the country experiences prolonged economic problems. (File photo: Reuters)

Turkey’s unemployment rate rose to 13.9 percent in the June-Aug period, from 13.0 percent a month earlier, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Tuesday.

The non-agricultural unemployment rate rose to 16.5 from 15.3 percent a month earlier, the data showed. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 14.3 percent a record high since the data was first published in 2005.


Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:53 - GMT 06:53