Turkey Statistical Institute announced statistics for 2018 children population.
According to the Address Based Population Registration System results, the total population of Turkey by the end of last year, 82 million 3 thousand 882, while the child population saved 22 million 920 thousand 422 as records.
When the ratio of the child population in the total population in the EU member states was examined in 2018, the ratio of child populations of the EU-28 member countries in the total population was 18.7 percent. The countries with the highest proportion of children in the EU were Ireland, with 24.8 percent, France with 21.9 percent, and the United Kingdom with 21.1 percent. Countries with the lowest rate of child population were Italy with 16.2 percent, Germany with 16.4 percent and Malta with 16.6 percent.
And in Turkey, according to the Address Based Population Registration System, last year’s highest child population is with %46,3 Şanlıurfa, folllowing by Şırnak with % 43,9 and Ağrı with % 42,5. The provinces with the lowest rate of child population were Tunceli with 16.7%, Edirne with 18.1% and Kırklareli with 18.7%.
The population in the 15-64 age group, which is called working age, increased by 1.4% compared to the previous year. Accordingly, the ratio of working age population is 67,8%; 23.4% of the population in the 0-14 age group defined as child age group; The rate of population aged 65 years and over was 8.8%.
Europe’s «young country» as striking Turkey, with its young population reaches 13 million from Belgium to Greece from Sweden to Hungary surpassed the population of the 20 EU member countries.