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 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 : 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 arrivals¹
  • 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