Turkey - Data on labour market and regional income distribution - October 31, 2017

The statistical office published its latest labour market data and a report on the income distribution over the year 2016. The number of unemployed persons aged 15 years and older increased by 119,000 to 3,443,000 persons in the period of July 2017 compared with the same period of 2016. The unemployment rate stayed at 10.7%. In 2016 the annual average equivalised household disposable income was 19,139 TL (4,348 euro). Ankara was the region having the highest annual average equivalised household disposable income.

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