ISTANBUL, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Turkey's unemployment rate declined to 12.8% in the April-June period, from 13% a month earlier, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Thursday.
The non-agricultural unemployment rate was unchanged from a month earlier at 15%, the data showed.
The unemployment rate had surged to 14.7% in the December-February period, its highest level in a decade. In the April-June period last year, unemployment stood at 9.7%.
(Reporting by Birsen Altayli Writing by Ali Kucukgocmen Editing by Daren Butler)
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