The unemployment rate fell to 8.7 percent in February 2024


The unemployment rate in Turkey declined last February to 8.7 percent.

According to data from the Turkish Statistics Authority on Monday, the unemployment rate during February recorded a decline of 0.3 points compared to the previous month, January 2024.

The number of unemployed people across the country, aged 15 and over, decreased by 109,000, bringing the total to 3 million and 78,000.

The percentage of unemployed among males reached 7.3 percent and 11.3 percent among females.

The unemployment rate among young people aged 15 to 24 years recorded 15.6 percent, a decrease of 0.8 points compared to January.

The unemployment rate in the aforementioned age group was 13.4 percent for males and 19.6 percent for females.