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Turkish Birth Rate Higher in Poorer Regions

October 26, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

15:27, October 26, 2012

Some interesting population figures about Turkey appear in today’s Hurriyet Daily News.

 – There were a total of 1.23 million births in Turkey in 2011, a slight drop from 1.25 million the previous year, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute.

 – 27.1% of the births occurred in the southeast of Turkey.

 – On average, women in Turkey are having two children. Women in the southeast are having the most babies – an average of 3.42. Women in the western Marmara region are having the lowest average amount – 1.55.

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