Unemployment rate realized as 10.9%
Number of unemployed persons aged 15 years old and over has realized as 3 million 145 thousand persons in the period of December 2014 in Turkey. Unemployment rate realized as 10.9%. Unemployment rate realized as 10.2% for male and 12.6% for female. In the same period, non-agricultural unemployment rate realized as 12.9%. While youth unemployment rate including 15-24 age group realized as 20.2%, unemployment rate for 15-64 age group occured as 11.2%.Employment rate realized as 44.7%
Number of employed persons aged 15 years old and over realized as 25 million 642 thousand persons in the period of December 2014 and employment rate occured as 44.7%. While employment rate realized as 63.6% for male, 26.2% for female.
Agricultural employment realized as 5 million 10 thousand persons and non-agricultural employment realized as 20 million 632 thousand persons in this period. Of those who were employed in this period; 19.5% was employed in agriculture, 20.5% was employed in industry, 7.1% was employed in construction and 52.8% was employed in services. Labour force participation rate realized as 50.2%
Labour force participation rate (LFPR) realized as 50.2% with 28 million 787 thousand persons in the period of December 2014 in Turkey. LFPR realized as 70.8% for male and 30% for female.Non-seasonally adjusted main labour force indicators, December 2014The rate of unregistered employment realized as 33.2%
The ratio of persons who worked without any social security related to the main job realized as 33.2% in the period of December 2014. While this rate realized as 81.2% in agriculture sector, 21.6% in non-agriculture sector.The number of seasonally adjusted employed increased and unemployed decreased
Seasonally adjusted employed persons increased by 100 thousand persons and reached 26 million 205 thousand persons compared to the previous period. Seasonally adjusted employment rate realized as 45.7% by 0.2 percentage point increase.
In the period of December 2014, the number of seasonally adjusted unemployed persons decreased by 58 thousand persons. Unemployment rate occured as 10.4% by 0.2 percentage point decrease.
Seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate realized as 51% without any change. The highest increases for employed persons by economic activity realized in services sector with 67 thousand persons.Seasonally adjusted main labour force indicators, December 2013-December 2014
Data for December 2013 and the period of January 2014 reflects the results estimated by the model.The next release on this subject will be on April 15, 2015.
Results published in this press release includes 44th
weeks period of 2014 and 1st
weeks period of 2015 including November, December 2014 and January 2015. 97 894 persons were interviewed in this period.