Turkish Statistical Institute

Israelis prefer Turkey for hair transplantation

Israeli men come to Turkey to have hair transplant operations despite strained political relations between Israel and Turkey.

Nearly 200,000 Israelis visited Turkey in 2014 but the figure exceeded 500,000 in 2019, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute.

The majority of Israeli tourists come for good medical service, especially plastic surgery and hair transplants.

Turkish economy sees total turnover rise 21 pct in Dec

The Turkish economy's total turnover saw an annual rise of 21 percent in December 2019, according to a report released by the country's statistical authority on Feb. 13

The turnover index saw the biggest rise in the trade sector, up 26.9 percent on a yearly basis, said the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK).

Some 9.6 mln tons of cow milk collected in 2019

Turkey collected 9.56 million tons of cow's milk in 2019, the country's statistical authority revealed on Feb. 12.

The 2019 figure slipped 4.7 percent compared to the previous year, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) said in a statement.

The country produced 1.5 million tons of drinking milk last year, indicating a 7.3 percent annual drop.

Unemployment rate at 13.3 pct in Nov

Turkey's unemployment stood at 13.3. percent in November 2019, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) said on Feb. 10.

November's figures showed a 0.1 percentage point fall compared to October 2019, when unemployment stood at 13.4 percent.

The rate for employment dropped by 0.9 percentage points and hit 45.6 percent, almost 28.17 million people, the data showed. 

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