Unemployment rate realized as 9.3%
Number of unemployed persons aged 15 years old and over has realized as 2 million 789 thousand persons with 238 thousand persons increased in the period of May 2015 in Turkey compared to the same period of the previous year. Unemployment rate realized as 9.3% with 0.5 percentage point increase. In the same period, non-agricultural unemployment rate realized as 11.4% with 0.7 percentage point increase. While youth unemployment rate including 15-24 age group realized as 17% with 1.2 percentage point increase, unemployment rate for 15-64 age group occured as 9.5% with 0.6 percentage point increase. Employment rate realized as 46.9%
Number of employed persons aged 15 years old and over realized as 27 million 72 thousand persons with 534 thousand persons increase in the period of May 2015 compared to the same period of the previous year. Employment rate occured as 46.9% with 0.2 percentage point increase.
Agricultural employment decreased as 46 thousand persons and non-agricultural employment increased as 580 thousand persons in this period. Of those who were employed in this period; 21.3% was employed in agriculture, 20% was employed in industry, 7.2% was employed in construction and 51.5% was employed in services. Employment in services increased by 1 percentage point while that of agriculture decreased by 0.6 percentage point, industry and construction decreased by 0.2 percentage point compared to the same period of the previous year.Labour force participation rate realized as 51.7%
Labour force realized as 29 million 861 thousand persons with 772 thousand persons increase in the period of May 2015 compared to the same period of the previous year. Labour force participation rate (LFPR) realized as 51.7% with 0.5 percentage point increase. LFPR was realized as 71.8% without any change for male and realized as 32.1% with 1.1 percentage point increase for female compared to the same period of the previous year.Non-seasonally adjusted main labour force indicators, May 2014 - 2015The rate of unregistered employment realized as 34%
The ratio of persons who worked without any social security related to the main job realized as 34% with 1.7 percentage point decrease in the period of May 2015 compared to the same period of the previous year.Public sector employment increased as 1.7%
According to data gathered by The Ministry of Finance, total public sector employment realized as 3 million 432 thousand persons with 1.7% percentage point increase in the second quarter of 2015 compared to the same period of the previous year.The number of seasonally adjusted employed and unemployed increased
Seasonally adjusted employed persons increased by 105 thousand persons and reached 26 million 615 thousand persons compared to the previous period. Seasonally adjusted employment rate realized as 46.1% by 0.1 percentage point increase.
In the period of May 2015, the number of seasonally adjusted unemployed persons increased by 88 thousand persons compared to the previous period. Unemployment rate occured as 10.2% by 0.3 percentage point increase.
Seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate realized as 51.3% with 0.3 percentage point increase compared to the previous period. The highest increases for employed persons by economic activity realized in industry sector with 78 thousand persons.Seasonally adjusted main labour force indicators, May 2014 - 2015The next release on this subject will be on September 15, 2015.
In the period of May 2015, results published in this press release includes 14th
weeks period of 2015 including April, May and June 2015.