Turkish Statistics Institute
Nearly 5,500 people were killed and more than 280,000 others were injured in road accidents in Turkey in 2019, the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) has reported.
Nearly 5,500 people were killed and more than 280,000 others were injured in road accidents in Turkey in 2019, down from some 6,700 deaths in the previous year, the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) has reported.
Over the past 10 years, the highest casualties in traffic accidents were recorded in 2015 with 7,500 deaths.
Turkey is planning to run tests on up to 150,000 people across the country to see the extent of the spread of the coronavirus, the health minister has said.
As of May 6, Turkey has carried out well over 1.2 million tests while the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has climbed to nearly 132,000. The death toll from the outbreak has exceeded 3,500.
The number of registered vehicles on Turkey's roads increased 56.2 percent year-on-year in February 2020, the country's statistics authority revealed on March 30.
A total of 128,648 first- and second-hand vehicles were registered in the first month of the year, according to the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK).
Turks spend on average some two hours and 48 minutes on social media on a daily basis, while the time they remain glued to the tube is two hours and 44 minutes, according to a study jointly carried out by the Association for Mobile Communication Devices and Information Technologies Businessmen (MOBİSAD) and Istanbul University.
The house price index increased by 9.92 percent in December 2019 from the same month of the previous year, data from the Central Bank have shown.
The annual rise in house prices was lower, at 7.2 percent, in November last year.
In real terms, house prices went up by 1.71 percent, the Central Bank said on Feb. 18.
Turkey's industrial production increased by 3.6 percent year-on-year in December 2019, data from the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) showed on Feb. 13.
In the month, all the three main sub-indices -- mining and quarrying, manufacturing, and the electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning -- rose by 9.8 percent, 9.1 percent and 0.3 percent, respectively.