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Turkey's General Statistics

Learn more about general statistics of Turkey and detailed statistics for Turkish tourism. Population, universities, mobile phone users, international tourists, airports, bed capacity, travel agencies, tourism centers, marinas and more.

General Statistics

  • A population of 73.722.988
  • Average age of population : 28.5
  • 190 universities, 114 of which are public and 76 of which are foundation universities
  • Internet access per household : % 47.2
  • 73 million mobile phone users
  • 27 national, 16 regional and 229 local TV channels
  • Non-permament member of the United Nations Security Council 2009-2010
  • A candidate for the European Union since 2005
  • A member of United Nations since 1945
  • A member of Unesco since 1945
  • A member of Council of Europe since 1949
  • A member of Nato since 1952
  • Turkey's negotiation process with the EU began on October 3th 2005
  • Number of 3G mobile phone subscribers : 64.300.000
  • Number of mobile internet users : 39.100.000
  • Number of internet subscribers : 48.600.000


Tourism Statistics

  • 35 millions of international tourist arrivals
  • 25 billion $ of tourism receipts (without citizen visitors)
  • 55 airports with annual 50-million- passenger capacity
  • 21 airports open to international flights
  • 1.000.000-bed capacity
  • 16 airlines carrying passengers with scheduled ve nonscheduled navigations
  • Turkish Airlines with 306 planes, one of the youngest fleet in Europe
  • 39 Marinas with 50.000-yacht capacity
  • 9000 Licensed Tourist Guides
  • 7198 travel agencies
  • An amazing historical heritage of civilisations, 5522 recorded archaeological sites under protection
  • 436 beaches and 22 marinas with blue flag since 2015
  • 34 Thermal Tourism Centers in 17 Provinces
  • 27 Winter Sports Tourism Centers
  • 28 Highland Tourism Centers in 10 Provinces
  • 40 official National Parks
  • 31 official Natural Protection Areas
  • More than 300 wetland areas
  • 23 Clubs and hotels with golf fields

For further information please visit the official website of Turkish Statistical Institute.


General Statistics about Turkey


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