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Basic statistics of Turkey (2009).

BASIC STATISTICS OF TURKEY (2009)

                        THE LAND

Area (thousand                    Major cities (thousand inhabitants):
    [km.sup.2]):
  Total                     785     Istanbul                    12 915
  Agricultural area         245     Ankara                       4 651
  Forests                   212     Izmir                        3 868

                        THE PEOPLE

Population (million)       72.6   Civilian labour force           25.2
                                      (million)
Inhabitants per            92.4   Civilian employment             21.3
    [km.sup.2]                        (million)
Annual rate of change       1.4     Agriculture, forestry,         5.3
    of population,                    fishing
    1999-2009                       Industry                       4.1
                                    Construction                   1.2
                                    Services                      10.6
                                  LFS unemployment rate (%        13.7
                                      of the labour force)

                        PRODUCTION

Gross domestic              954   Origin of GDP (% of total
    product (TRY                      value added):
    billion)
  Per head ($ PPP)       13 054     Agriculture, forestry,         9.1
                                      fishing
Gross fixed                 161     Industry                      25.0
    investment (TRY
    billion)
  Per cent of GDP          16.8     Services                      66.0
  Per head ($ PPP)         2198

                        THE GOVERNMENT

Public consumption         14.7   Gross public debt (% of GDP)    48.8
    (% of GDP)
Central government                  Domestic                      36.4
    current revenue
    (% of GDP)             22.5     Foreign                       12.4

                        FOREIGN TRADE

Exports of goods and       23.2   Imports of goods and            24.3
    services (% of                    services (% of GDP)
    GDP)
Main exports of goods             Main imports of goods (%
    (% of total):                     of total):
  Road vehicles            11.6     Petroleum                     10.8
  Articles of apparel      11.3     Gas                            8.2
    and clothing
    accessories
  Iron and steel            8.9     Road vehicles                  6.2
  Textile                   7.6     Iron and steel                 5.4

Other exports              60.6     Other imports                 69.4

                        THE CURRENCY

Monetary unit:                    Currency units per $
    Turkish lira                      (period average):
                                    Year 2009                    1.55
                                    June 2010                    1.57
                                  Currency units per [euro]
                                      (period average):
                                    Year 2009                    2.15
                                    June 2010                    1.92
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Publication:OECD Economic Surveys - Turkey
Article Type:Statistical table
Geographic Code:7TURK
Date:Sep 1, 2010
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