Unemployment rate down in Sept
ANKARA- Anadolu Agency
The number of unemployed people aged 15 and over decreased by 550,000 to just over 4 million as of September compared to the same month last year, according to the institute.
The youth unemployment rate in the 15-24 age group fell to 24.3%, with a 1.8 percentage point decrease, it added.
The non-agricultural unemployment rate also fell 1.5 percentage point to 14.9%, year-on-year during the same month.
Meanwhile, employment was recorded at 44.1% with a 2-percentage-point decrease annually.
In August, the country's unemployment rate was 13.2%.