Unemployment rate realized as 11.1% in January 2016

Unemployment rate realized as 11.1% in January 2016

Unemployment rate realized as 11.1%...

Number of unemployed persons aged 15 years old and over has realized as 3 million 290 thousand persons with 31 thousand persons increased in the period of January 2016 in Turkey compared to the same period of the previous year. Unemployment rate realized as 11.1% with 0.2 percentage point decrease. In the same period, non-agricultural unemployment rate realized as 13% with 0.4 percentage point decrease. While youth unemployment rate including 15-24 age group realized as 19.2% with 0.8 percentage point decrease, unemployment rate for 15-64 age group occurred as 11.3% with 0.3 percentage point decrease.

Employment rate realized as 45%...

Number of employed persons aged 15 years old and over realized as 26 million 275 thousand persons with 821 thousand persons increase in the period of January 2016 compared to the same period of the previous year. Employment rate occurred as 45% with 0.7 percentage point increase.

Agricultural employment decreased as 30 thousand persons and non-agricultural employment increased as 851 thousand persons in this period. Of those who were employed in this period; 18.3% was employed in agriculture, 20.2% was employed in industry, 6.7% was employed in construction and 54.8% was employed in services. Employment in services increased by 1.5 percentage point while that of agriculture decreased by 0.7 percentage point, industry decreased by 0.8 percentage point. Construction realized without any change compared to the same period of the previous year.

Labour force participation rate realized as 50.7%...

Labour force realized as 29 million 565 thousand persons with 852 thousand persons increase in the period of January 2016 compared to the same period of the previous year. Labour force participation rate (LFPR) realized as 50.7% with 0.7 percentage point increase. LFPR was realized as 70.8% with 0.3 percentage point increase for male and realized as 31% with 1.1 percentage point increase for female compared to the same period of the previous year.

The rate of unregistered employment realized as 31.8%...

The ratio of persons who worked without any social security related to the main job realized as 31.8% with 0.6 percentage point decrease in the period of January 2016 compared to the same period of the previous year.

Seasonally adjusted employed increased, unemployed decreased...

Seasonally adjusted employed persons increased by 94 thousand persons and reached 27 million 75 thousand persons compared to the previous period. Seasonally adjusted employment rate realized as 46.4% with 0.1 percentage point increase.

Number of seasonally adjusted unemployed persons occurred as 3 million 43 thousand persons with 44 thousand persons decrease in the period of January 2016 compared to the previous period. Unemployment rate was realized as 10.1% with 0.2 percentage point decrease.

Seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate realized as 51.6% without any change compared to the previous period. Employment in services increased by 95 thousand persons and construction increased by 16 thousand persons while that of industry decreased by 11 thousand persons and agriculture decreased by 5 thousand persons.

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