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Turkey People
Population:
68,893,918 (July 2004 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 26.6% (male 9,328,108; female 8,990,742)
15-64 years: 66.8% (male 23,394,465; female 22,650,532)
65 years and over: 6.6% (male 2,078,881; female 2,451,190) (2004 est.)
Median age:
total: 27.3 years
male: 27.1 years
female: 27.5 years (2004 est.)
Population growth rate:
1.13% (2004 est.)
Birth rate:
17.22 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Death rate:
5.95 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.85 male(s)/female
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2004 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 42.62 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 38.76 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.)
male: 46.3 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 72.08 years
male: 69.68 years
female: 74.61 years (2004 est.)
Total fertility rate:
1.98 children born/woman (2004 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
less than 0.1% - note: no country specific models provided (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA
Nationality:
noun: Turk(s)
adjective: Turkish
Ethnic groups:
Turkish 80%, Kurdish 20% (estimated)
Religions:
Muslim 99.8% (mostly Sunni), other 0.2% (mostly Christians and Jews)
Languages:
Turkish (official), Kurdish, Arabic, Armenian, Greek
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 86.5%
male: 94.3%
female: 78.7% (2003 est.)
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