Turkish unemployment rate rises to 9.7 percent in April-June

by The Region   Reuters  


Turkey's unemployment rate rose to 9.7 percent in the April-June period from 9.6 percent a month earlier, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Wednesday. It was down from 10.2 percent a year earlier.

The non-agricultural unemployment rate stood at 11.6 percent on average during the April-June period, the data showed, up from 11.4 percent a month earlier but lower than the 12.2 percent recorded the previous year.