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Turkey Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 72.32 83.835 88.41
Global Rank 18th 17th 18th
Global Population Share 1.039% 1.075% 1.033%
Global Population Density 97.61 108.14 116.52
Global Population Density Rank 230th 232nd 2nd
Average Life Expectancy 74.15 76.75 79.04
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 81st 71st 64th
Fertility Rate 2.15 1.98 1.84
Fertility Rate Global Rank 119th 118th 125th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Turkey Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 32 0.18%
Congenital birth defects 44 0.24%
Lower respiratory infections 52 0.29%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Neonatal infections 5 0.03%
Cancers 215 1.19%
Road accidents 1 0.01%
Cardiovascular disease 8776 48.52%
Diarrheal diseases 376 2.08%
Digestive diseases 11 0.06%
Drowning 11 0.06%
Kidney disease 92 0.51%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Liver disease 52 0.29%

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Highlights of Turkey BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Turkey gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 74.28%74.28%
    • Fat : 36.42%36.42%
    • Plant protein : 9.71%9.71%
    • Animal protein : 4.91%4.91%
  • 25.33% increase in caloric supply : Currently Turkey gets 3706/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2957/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Dairy & Eggs are three major diet compositions in Turkey
  • Wheat, Maize and Rice are three major Cereal preferences in Turkey
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Turkey average intake is 660.96 grams
  • Apples, Grapes and Oranges & Mandarines are three major Fruit Types Intake in Turkey
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Turkey average Fruit intake is 348.41grams
  • In Turkey, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 66.90% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Turkey is in the range of obese and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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