Extract: "Turkish unemployment increased slightly to 10.3 percent in September from 10.1 percent the month before, government data revealed on Tuesday, with the figure hitting a six-month high."
September unemployment rate hits 6-month high at 10.3 percent
Last year was a banner one, but some experts warn of possible bumps in the road.By Alakbar Raufoglu for Southeast European Times -- 18/01/11
A woman begs in front of a mosque in Istanbul. [Reuters]
Beating government targets and market forecasts, the economy grew more rapidly...
Increasing unemployment has put Turkey in the second-worst place in Europe, behind Spain, a study showed Wednesday.
Recently announced figures showed that Turkey's jobless rate rose three percentage points since 2008 to 14 percent. Spain was worst hit by 18 percent unemployment rate.
I thought things had been getting a lot better for women in employment.
'ISTANBUL, Turkey — Leaning against the sink in her kitchen, the midday sun hits Medine Gezer’s face at an angle, aging her beyond her 34 years. The shrieks of her three children drift in from another room, mixing with the...
Turkish unemployment benefit is paid for only 6 months and is about 200 euros. out of the 6 million unemployed there is a very small number who get the benefit...under 300,000 according to the report.
Here's part of an article in todays Bianet
''the government has passed a new law that will...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's economy continued to feel the impact of the global financial crisis as official figures released Monday showed gross domestic product growth slowing and unemployment rising.
A team from the International Monetary Fund will arrive in Turkey early January to discuss...
Economic recovery in Turkey has finally started to reflect on unemployment figures. According to Turkish State Institute of Statistics (DIE) figures, unemployment has dropped to 9.1 percent and the country has caught up to the European Union (EU) average.
The unemployment rate was 11.5...