RTTNews - Monday, Turkey's statistical office TurkStat announced that the jobless rate stood at 15.8% in March, up from 11% in the previous year.

The number of unemployed increased to 3.8 million in March from 2.5 million in the preceding year. At the same time, the number of employed amounted to 20.15 million, smaller than the 20.39 million last year.

Meanwhile, the labor force participation rate rose to 46.5% in May from 45.3% last year.

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