While torrential rains continue to affect several areas in the country, especially the northern provinces of Samsun and Kastamonu, a man lost his life during the flood in Samsun's Ladik district.
The percentage of elderly people in the total population has reached 9.7, with only 0.3 percent left to call Türkiye an "old country," the statistics have showed.
According to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK), the number of the people over the age of 65 in Türkiye is exactly 8,245,124. Country's total population is around 84 million.
The death toll from floods in Turkey's Black Sea region has risen to 66, authorities said late on Aug. 15
Floods caused by heavy rain hit the region in the north of the country Wednesday, leaving 56 people dead in Kastamonu province, the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said in a statement.