In the third quarter of this year, the unemployment rate in Turkey decreased by 0.5 percentage points compared to the previous quarter and became 9.2 percent. In this period, the number of unemployed was announced as 3 million 218 thousand people.
Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) announced labor force statistics for the July-September period. Accordingly, the seasonally adjusted number of unemployed people aged 15 and over in Turkey decreased by 161 thousand people in the third quarter of this year compared to the previous quarter and declined to 3 million 218 thousand people.
Seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased by 0.5 percentage points to 9.2 percent. The unemployment rate decreased by 0.8 points in the third quarter compared to the same period of the previous year.
In the same period, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the youth population aged 15-24 decreased by 0.7 percentage points to 17.1 percent. In this age group, the unemployment rate was estimated as 14.2 percent for males and 22.4 percent for females.