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Employment trips from Turkey to Israel down by almost 70%

Business Materials 16 November 2018 16:16

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 16

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

In January-October 2018, the number of Turkish citizens who visited Israel through the Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR) for the purpose of employment, decreased by 69.44 percent compared to the same period in 2017, the Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR) told Trend Nov. 16.

ISKUR noted that during the reporting period 33 Turkish citizens arrived in Israel through the Agency, which is 75 people less compared to the same period in 2017.

The Agency also noted that in October 2018, 15 Turkish citizens left for Israel via ISKUR.

In October 2018, a total of 3,373 Turkish citizens went abroad searching work via ISKUR.

According to the Agency, in January-October 2018, 20,155 Turkish citizens left the country via ISKUR, which is 18.23 percent more compared to the same period in 2017.

In October 2018, 123,870 Turkish citizens were provided with work in Turkey, which is 9.2 percent more compared to the same month 2017.

In Turkey, in October, among those provided with jobs, 65 percent accounted for men, while the number of women accounted for 35 percent.

Among those employed in October 2018, 99.2 percent accounted for the private sector.

In January-October 2018, as a whole, 991,407 people were provided with jobs in Turkey.

A total of 3.215 million people were registered as unemployed in Turkey in October 2018. Fifty-two percent of them are women and 48 percent are men.

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