12.Apr .2022 14:30

Turkiye's unemployment rate down to 10.7% in February

Turkiye's unemployment rate down to 10.7% in February
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Turkiye's unemployment rate fell by 0.5 percentage point to 10.7% in February, the country's statistical authority said on Monday.

The number of unemployed people – aged 15 years old and over – dropped by 178,000 to 3.58 million in February, compared to the previous month, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said.

The unemployment rate was 9.3% for men and 13.4% for women, it added.

TurkStat also said the number of employed people was 30 million with an increase of 90,000, and the employment rate remained unchanged at 46.6%.

The labor force was almost at 33.6 million with an increase of 87,000, and the labor force participation rate stood at 52.2% with a 0.2-percentage-point decline.