It remained same with the previous term of 2012, stated TurkStat, Turkey's statistical authority, on Friday.
Hours worked in industry also increased 4.6 percent over to the same term of 2011, and 0.6 percent over to the previous term.
Gross wages-salaries in industry increased 17.3 percent over to the same term of 2011, and 0.9 percent over to the previous term.
Quarterly gross wages-salaries index in industry is 203,6.
According to the main industrial groupings (MIGs) classification in the first term of 2012, over to the same term of 2011, employment increased 4.7 percent in intermediate goods, 8.1 percent in durable consumer goods, 2.4 percent in non-durable consumer goods, 0.7 percent in energy, and increased 9.8 percent in capital goods.