Turkey's population rises to over 77 million, says Tuik

29 January, 13:42

    (ANSAmed) - ISTANBUL, JANUARY 29 - Turkey's population rose to 77.7 million people in 2014, an increase of 1.28 million over the course of the year, according to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (Tuik) and reported by Dogan News Agency. Some 50.2% (38.98 million) of the population is male, while 49.8% (38.71 million) is female.

    The proportion of the Turkish population living in cities increased to 91.8% in 2014, from 91.3% in 2013. The most populated province in the country is Istanbul with 18.5% of Turkish citizens (14.38 million people). Istanbul is followed by Ankara with 6.6% (5.15 million people); Izmir with 5.3% (4.11 million people); Bursa with 3.6% (2.79 million people); and Antalya with 2.9% (2.22 million people). The least populated of Turkey’s 81 provinces is the northeastern province of Bayburt, which has just 80,607 inhabitants. The province with the highest population density was Istanbul, with 2,767 people per square kilometer. (ANSAmed).

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