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Turkey unemployment rises to 11-month high

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Turkey's unemployment rate rose to an eleven-month high of 11.1% in January from 10.8% in December, the state statistics agency said.

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The labor participation rate was 50.7%, with 26.3 million people employed and 3.3 million people out of work, official data showed.

The unemployment rate is slightly down from 11.3% in the same month last year, the statistics agency said.

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