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Turkish September Unemployment Rate 8.8%, Lowest Since 2005

December 15, 2011

Dec. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Turkey’s unemployment rate fell to 8.8 percent in September, the lowest since the data series began in January 2005, from 11.3 percent in the same period of last year, the statistics office said.

The rate covers the three months through October. The jobless rate was 9.2 percent in August.

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