Causes of unemployment in the United States

Firms grappling with growing job vacancies

Companies in different industries are grappling with growing job vacancies, pointing to difficulties in finding suitable workers, especially skilled personnel, to fulfill positions.

There were more than 330,000 vacant jobs across Türkiye in companies that employ more than 1 worker in the first quarter of 2024, according to a survey by the Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR).

Unemployment rate slides to 11.2 percent in October

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Turkey decreased by 0.2 points to 11.2 percent in October, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) said on Dec. 10.

"The number of unemployed persons aged 15 years old and over decreased by 75,000 to 3.71 million persons in the October," said TÜİK in a statement on its website.

Turkey's unemployment rate at 13.1 pct in March

Turkey's unemployment rate read 13.1 percent in March, down 0.1 percentage point month-on-month, the country's statistical authority announced on May 10.

The number of unemployed people aged 15 and over increased by 59,000 to 4.2 million in March compared to February, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) said in a statement.

Unemployment rate at 13.4 pct in February

Unemployment in Turkey was 13.4 percent in February, up 0.7 percentage points from the previous month, according to data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) released on April 12.

The number of unemployed people aged 15 and over increased by 250,000 to 4.2 million in February compared to January, TÜİK said in a statement.

Bulgaria: Lowest Unemployment Rate Registered in November

The country's recorded unemployment rate in November was 6.7 percent, the lowest recorded since the end of the state of emergency on May 13, 2020, the latest employment agency data show.

Compared to the previous month, the unemployment rate decreased by 0.2 percentage points, but rose by 0.9 percentage points compared to a year earlier (to November 2019).

25 Million People will Lose their Jobs because of the COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic will dramatically increase global unemployment. Approximately 25 million people to lose their jobs, the United Nations said.

"The economic and labour crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic could increase global unemployment by almost 25 million", says a new study by the International Labor Organization.