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Turkey's unemployment rate 9 percent in April

16 July 2012 10:52 (Last updated 16 July 2012 10:54)
Unemployment rate in Turkey in April 2012 dropped 0.9 point over the same month a year earlier to 9 percent.

ANKARA 

Unemployment rate in Turkey in April 2012 dropped 0.9 point over the same month a year earlier to 9 percent, the country's statistics authority said Monday.

Urban unemployment dropped 1.2 points to 10.7 percent, and rural unemployment dropped 0.5 point to 5.6 percent in the given period, TurkStat said.
The number of jobless decreased to 2.4 million from 2.6 million.

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