Turkish Statistical Institute

Museum numbers surge in Türkiye, TÜİK data show

Türkiye witnessed a notable surge in its museum and cultural heritage numbers in 2022, according to the latest data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK).

The report highlights significant growth in the number of museums, artworks, visitors and cultural properties, signaling a recovery in the cultural sector after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Annual inflation rate accelerates to 58.9 percent

Consumer prices rose more than expected in August, bringing the annual inflation rate from 47.8 percent in July to 58.9 percent, according to data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK).

"We are absolutely determined to fight inflation," Treasury and Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek said after TÜİK released the data on Sept. 4.

Annual growth in agriculture input costs slows

The downward trend in the annual increase in the costs in the agriculture sector continued in June, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) have shown.

The agricultural input price index rose by 27.7 percent in June from a year ago, easing from the 33.2 percent year-on-year rise recorded in the previous month.