A government report reveals … The unemployment rates in Turkey rise

The Turkish Statistics Center (TurkStat), die For die Publication of official statistics in Turkey’s competent government agency confirmed that die Unemployment rate last April to 13.9% and die The number of unemployed over 15 years has risen by 275,000.

According to a report from the center reached yesterday Thursday die The number of unemployed last April 4 million and 511,000 people, an increase of 0.9 percentage points on the previous month (March).

Unemployment among women and young people

While die The female unemployment rate fell by 0.4% to 15.9%, die Youth unemployment rate in the age group of 15 to 24 year olds was 25.6%, which corresponds to an increase of 0.1 percentage points compared to the previous month, and die Employment rate was 32%, an increase of 0.5 percentage points.

The labor force participation rate in this age group was 43%, which corresponds to an increase of 0.8 percentage points compared to the previous month.

A government report reveals … The unemployment rates in Turkey rise

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54.2% of employment was in the service sector

Statistics from the Turkish Statistics Center show that die Number of employees in agriculture rose by 62,000 people in April, while construction rose by 9,000 people die Industry has declined by 212,000 people and services have declined by 52,000 people.

According to the distribution of employment by labor sector is concentrated die Employment, of which 18% in agriculture, 21.3% in industry, 6.4% in construction and 54.2% in the service sector.

In April 2021 was die Number of unregistered persons in employment at 28.4%, 0.8 percentage points less than in the same month of the previous year, and die The unreported employment rate in the non-agricultural sector was 16.4 percent, 0.7 percentage points less than in the same month a year earlier.

What is remarkable is that die Unemployment rate among young people in Turkey has worsened since die new corona epidemic die Job search has made it difficult and many economists have warned that it will have long-term implications, though die Employment rate does not improve Turkish youth.

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