Turkish Statistical Institute

Birth rate declining in Turkey: Report

A recent report by Turkey's statistical authority has revealed a trend of declining birth rates in the country.

Nearly 1.12 million new births were registered in 2020, down from 1.18 million the year before, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) announced on May 18.

According to TÜİK, 51.3 percent of babies born last year were boys, while 48.7 percent were girls.

Turkey's unemployment rate at 12.9% in Q1

Turkey's unemployment rate reached 12.9% in the first quarter of 2021, up 0.1 percentage point from the previous quarter, the country's statistical authority announced on May 18. 

The number of unemployed people aged 15 and over increased by 142,000 to 4.1 million in January-March period, a Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) statement said.

Turkey leads Europe in youth population but aging concerns linger

Young people made up 15.4 percent of Turkey's total population throughout 2020, the country's statistical authority announced May 17, showing a slight decrease of 0.2 percentage points compared to the previous year.

Out of the total population of 83.61 million last year, 12.89 million people were aged between 15 and 24, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) said.

Industrial production up for 11th month in row

Industrial production in Turkey improved by 0.7% month-on-month in March and 16.6% annually, the country's official statistical department said on May 11. 

The index has been posting monthly increases since May 2020 and rising annually since June 2020, according to data by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK)

Turkey's unemployment rate at 13.1 pct in March

Turkey's unemployment rate read 13.1 percent in March, down 0.1 percentage point month-on-month, the country's statistical authority announced on May 10.

The number of unemployed people aged 15 and over increased by 59,000 to 4.2 million in March compared to February, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) said in a statement.

Tourism revenue stands at $2.4 bln in Q1

Turkey's tourism income stood at $2.45 billion in January-March, the country's statistical authority announced on April 30.

The first-quarter revenue fell 40.2 percent compared to the same period last year amid worldwide travel restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK).