Turkey Statistics

General Statistics About Turkey

  • A population of 73.722.988

  • Average age of population: 28.5

  • 166 universities, 104 of which are public universities

  • Internet access per household : % 41.6

  • 61.8 million mobile phone users

  • 21 national, 14 regional and 229 local TV channels

  • Non-permament member of the United Nations Security Council 2009-2010

  • A candidate for the European Unìon since 2005

  • A member of United Nations since 1945

  • A member of Unesco since 1945

  • A member of Council of Europe since 1949

  • A member of Nato since 1952

  • Turkey’s negotiation process with the EU began on October 3th 2005.

  • Number of 3G mobile phone subscribers : 19.407.264

  • Number of mobile internet users): 1.448.020

  • Number of internet subscribers) : 8.672.376

General Tourism Statistics About Turkey

 Data for Turkish Tourism in 2011

  • 31.5 millions of international tourist arrivals

  • 23billion $ of tourism receipts

 Â¹: ( without citizen visitors )

General Statistics About the Tourism Turkey Capacity

  • 48 airports with annual 50-million- passenger capacity

  • 16 airports open to international flights,

  • 1.000.000-bed capacity

  • 8 airlines carrying passengers with scheduled ve nonscheduled navigations

  • Turkish Airlines with 130 planes, one of the youngest fleet in Europe

  • 28 Marinas with 8800-yacht capacity

  • 9000 Licensed Tourist Guides

  • 5600 travel agencies

  • An amazing historical heritage of civilisations , 5522   recorded archaeological sites under protection

  • 258 beaches and 13 marinas with blue flag since 2008

  • 34 Thermal Tourism Centers in 17 Provinces

  • 20 Winter Sports Tourism Centers

  • 22 Highland Tourism Centers in 10 Provinces

  • 33 official National Parks

  • 16 official Natural Parks

  • 58 official Nature Monuments

  • 35 official Natural Protection Areas

  • 14  Clubs and hotels with golf fields