Number of unemployed exceeds 3.6M in Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 16
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The unemployment rate in Turkey was 10.5 percent in September 2014, according to the website of the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK).
TUIK said on its website that in September there were 3.64 million unemployed in Turkey, while the unemployment rate among men was 9.1 percent, and 13.6 percent among women.
As of Aug. 1, 2014, the population of Turkey was 76,667,384.
Some 22.5 percent out of the total number of working Turkish citizens, or 5,625 million people are employed in agriculture, 20.3 percent - in the industry, and 7.5 percent - in construction.
The remaining 50.7 percent of Turkey's working population is employed in other sectors of the economy.
Edited by CN
follow the author on Twitter: @rhafizoglu