Turkey’s unemployment rate at 10.8pc in July

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NC Monitoring Desk

ANKARA: Turkey’s unemployment rate stood at 10.8 percent in July, the country’s statistical authority announced yesterday. According to the Turkish Statistical Institute (Turk-Stat), a 0.1-percentage point annual increase was observed in July figures. Official data showed that the number of unemployed persons aged 15 years and over rose by around 88,000 on a yearly basis, totaling some 3.44 million last July.