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Turkey review: 53 facts and highlights

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Turkey

How does Turkey compare to the average?

  • Overall life expectancy at birth
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    75.3 yearsvs72.41 years
  • Life expectancy at birth for females
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    77.7 yearsvs75.01 years
  • GDP per capita
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    27 000.00$vs19 568.81$
  • Population with access to improved water sources
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    100%vs88.77%
  • Electrification rate
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    100%vs81.74%
  • Percentage of internet users
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    58.3%vs49.73%
  • Population
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    81.2 millionvs26.31 million
  • Population below the poverty line
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    21.9%vs28.45%

COVID-19 statistics

1.COVID-19 confirmed cases (total)

74193

Updated on Thu Apr 16 2020
The total number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) confirmed cases. Source: worldometers.info
2.COVID-19 new cases (total)

4801

Updated on Thu Apr 16 2020
The total number of new COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases according to the last official status report. Source: worldometers.info
3.COVID-19 deaths (total)

1643

Updated on Thu Apr 16 2020
The total number of deaths caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus). Source: worldometers.info
4.COVID-19 new deaths

125

Updated on Thu Apr 16 2020
The number of new deaths caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus), according to the last official status report. Source: worldometers.info
5.COVID-19 patients recovered

7089

Updated on Thu Apr 16 2020
The number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 (coronavirus) that have successfully recovered from the disease. Source: worldometers.info
6.COVID-19 patients in critical condition

1854

Updated on Thu Apr 16 2020
The number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 (coronavirus) that are currently in critical condition. Source: worldometers.info

Geography

1.forests

14.9%

The percentage of land covered by forests. Forests have a key role in removing pollutants and cleansing the air.
2.agricultural land

49.7%

The percentage of land dedicated to agricultural use, including arable land, permanent crops, and permanent pasture.
3.coastline

7 200 km

The total length of the border between the land area and the sea, including the country’s islands.
4.total water area

13 930 km²

The country’s total water area, summing up all inland waters: lakes, rivers, reservoirs, wetlands, etc.
5.total surface

783 562 km²

It can be nice to live in big cities or countries, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.
6.total land area

769 632 km²

The country’s total land area (excluding inland and sea waters). To get a better idea of how large the country is, you can compare it with a soccer field, which has 0.007km².

Demographics

1.overall life expectancy at birth

75.3 years

The average life expectancy at birth is the number of years that the population of a country is expected to live. This metric reflects the overall quality of life.
2.life expectancy at birth for females

77.7 years

The average life expectancy at birth for the country’s female population.
3.population

81.2 million

Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
4.population density

104.5 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
5.death rate

6/1000

The death rate, also called crude death rate, represents the number of annual deaths per 1,000 people at midyear.
6.life expectancy at birth for males

72.9 years

The average life expectancy at birth for the country’s male population.

Economy

1.unemployment rate

10.9%

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.
2.youth unemployment rate

20.5%

The number of young people with ages between 15-24 who are unemployed during a specific year. The youth unemployment rate is calculated as a percent of the total youth labor force.
3.GDP per capita

27 000.00$

The GDP per capita is calculated by dividing the total GDP by the number of people living in the country. A higher GDP per capita indicates a superior standard of living.
4.youth unemployment rate for males

17.7%

The percent of the total labor force comprised of young males (ages 15-24) who are unemployed during a specific year.
5.public debt

28.3% of GDP

Also known as government debt or national debt, public debt refers to the sum of all government borrowings owed to lenders within the country.
6.health expenditures

5.4% of GDP

The total amount of public and private health expenditure on medical and paramedical services.

Infrastructure

1.electrification rate

100%

The share of the population with access to electricity, in both rural and urban environments.
2.percentage of internet users

58.3%

The percentage of the country’s population using the internet.
3.railway network

12 710km

The total length of the country’s railway network.
4.roadways

67 933 km

The total length of the country’s paved and unpaved roads.
5.number of airports

98

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
6.inland waterways

1 200 km

The total length of the navigable inland bodies of water.

Quality of living

1.adult obesity rate

32.1%

The percentage of adults considered obese. An obese adult has a Body Mass Index (BMI) equal to or greater than 30. Obesity is a public health problem and increases the risk of chronic diseases.
2.population with access to improved water sources

100%

The percentage of the country’s population with access to improved drinking water sources, such as piped water or protected wells.
3.population below the poverty line

21.9%

The percentage of the country’s population living below the poverty line, as reported by official statistics.
4.hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants

2.7

Countries or cities with a higher number of hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants usually have well-developed health care systems. Source: , 2020
5.has public health care
Turkey
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.physicians per 1,000 people

1.76/1000

The number of physicians (generalist and specialist medical doctors) per 1,000 people. According to the World Health Organization, there should be more than 2.3 health workers per 1,000 people in order to cover the primary healthcare needs.

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