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Turkey People 2007
https://allcountries.org/wfb2007/turkey/turkey_people.html
SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
71,158,647 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 24.9% (male 9,034,731/female 8,703,624)
15-64 years: 68.1% (male 24,627,270/female 23,857,507)
65 years and over: 6.9% (male 2,253,383/female 2,682,132) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 28.6 years
male: 28.4 years
female: 28.8 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
1.04% (2007 est.)

Birth rate:
16.4 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Death rate:
6 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.038 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.032 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.84 male(s)/female
total population: 1.019 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 38.33 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 41.85 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 34.64 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 72.88 years
male: 70.43 years
female: 75.46 years (2007 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

Total fertility rate:
1.89 children born/woman (2007 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, Dimli (or Zaza), Azeri, Kabardian
note: there is also a substantial Gagauz population in the European part of Turkey

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 87.4%
male: 95.3%
female: 79.6% (2004 est.)


NOTE: The information regarding Turkey on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Turkey People 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Turkey People 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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