Turkey’s General Statistics

Turkish tourism, population, universities, mobile phone users, international tourists, airports, bed capacity, travel agencies, tourism centers, marinas and more.

General Statistics of Turkey

  • A population of 73.722.988
  • Average age of population : 28.5
  • 190 universities, 114 of which are public and 76 of which are foundation universities
  • Internet access per household : % 47.2
  • 73 million mobile phone users
  • 27 national, 16 regional and 229 local TV channels
  • Non-permament member of the United Nations Security Council 2009-2010
  • A candidate for the European Union 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 : 64.300.000
  • Number of mobile internet users : 39.100.000
  • Number of internet subscribers : 48.600.000

Tourism Statistics of Turkey

  • 35 millions of international tourist arrivals
  • 25 billion $ of tourism receipts (without citizen visitors)
  • 55 airports with annual 50-million- passenger capacity
  • 21 airports open to international flights
  • 000.000-bed capacity
  • 16 airlines carrying passengers with scheduled ve nonscheduled navigations
  • Turkish Airlines with 306 planes, one of the youngest fleet in Europe
  • 39 Marinas with 50.000-yacht capacity
  • 9000 Licensed Tourist Guides
  • 7198 travel agencies
  • An amazing historical heritage of civilisations, 5522 recorded archaeological sites under protection
  • 436 beaches and 22 marinas with blue flag since 2015
  • 34 Thermal Tourism Centers in 17 Provinces
  • 27 Winter Sports Tourism Centers
  • 28 Highland Tourism Centers in 10 Provinces
  • 40 official National Parks
  • 31 official Natural Protection Areas
  • More than 300 wetland areas
  • 23 Clubs and hotels with golf fields

For further information please visit the official website of Turkish Statistical Institute.

Source: goturkeytourism.com

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