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Services sector was largest employer in 2023

Some 18.2 million people worked in the services sector last year, accounting for 57.6 percent of all employment, data from the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) have shown. 

Around 6.6 million of those employed in the services sector were women, according to the numbers of the statistics authority released on March 25.

Jobless rate drops in Cyprus

The latest data from the Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat) reveal a positive shift in the country's economic landscape, with the unemployment rate falling to 5.9% in the fourth quarter of 2023, compared to 6.9% in the same period the previous year.

Unemployment rate ticks down to 8.8 percent

Türkiye's unemployment rate declined slightly from 8.9 percent in November to 8.8 percent in December 2023, the data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) have shown.

The number of jobless people fell by 12,000 from November to stand at 3 million in December.

The unemployment rate among men was 7.1 percent, while it was 12 percent among women, TÜİK said.

Türkiye's unemployment rate at lowest level since 2014

Türkiye's unemployment rate decreased to 9.5 percent in May, the lowest level since March 2014, with a 0.5 percentage decrease from April, according to official data.

The nation's unemployment rate fell by 193,000 people to 3.3 million in May on a monthly basis, official figures from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) showed yesterday.

Unemployment rate in Türkiye at 10.4 percent in 2022

The number of unemployed people aged 15-years-old and over decreased by 337,000 to 3.58 million in 2022 compared to the previous year, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) announced on March 23.

The unemployment rate decreased by 1.6 percentage points to 10.4 percent, being estimated at 8.9 percent for men and 13.4 percent for women.

Türkiye’s unemployment rate falls to 9.6 percent

Türkiye's unemployment rate fell to 9.6 percent in August, the lowest reading since March 2014, according to data released yesterday.

Decreasing from a downwardly revised 10 percent in July, the jobless rate saw a single-digit after four years in August, data by the Turkish Statistical Agency (TÜİK) showed.