Turkey announces population number, 15 mln registered in Istanbul

Turkey announces population number, 15 mln registered in Istanbul
# 28 January 2016 11:54 (UTC +04:00)

The country’s population, as of 31 Dec. 2015, has reached 78,741,053 people, with 50.2% male (39,511,191 people) and 49.8% female (39,229,862 people), APA reported citing local sources.

18.6% (14,657,434 people) of the country’s population live in Istanbul, followed by Ankara (527,575 people), Izmir (4,168,415 people), Bursa (2,842,547 people), Antalya (2,288,456 people).

The province with the fewest population is Bayburt (78,550 people).

Note that, these figures cover citizens who are officially registered. Stateless persons, migrants, and foreign nationals with permanent or temporary registration have not been taken into account. Compared to 2014, the population has increased by a million people.

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