TURKEY AT-A-GLANCE

  • GDP (Dec 2013): $820 billion (ranked 17th in the world), GDP Per Capita: $8,700
  • Market Value of Publicly Traded Shares: $308.8 billion (rank: 31)
  • Inflation (May 2015): 8.1%
  • Unemployment Rate (Feb 2015): 11.2%
  • Labor Force (2013): 27.9 million (rank: 22)
  •  Population (Dec 2014): 77.7 million, Pop. Growth Rate: 1.1% (rank: 108)
  • Life expectancy at Birth (2014): 73.3 years (rank: 124)
  • Tax Rates (Jan 2015): Corporate: 20%, Personal Income: 35%
  • Area: 783,562 sq km, slightly larger than Texas

Sources include: imf.org, worldbank.org, cia.gov, ifitweremyhome.com, tradingeconomics.com

 
Country size comparison: Turkey v. USA

Country size comparison: Turkey v. USA


TURKEY VIDEO SUMMARIES

Borsa Istanbul

Watch John Lunt in front of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey summarize his meeting with Onur Sar of Borsa Istanbul. Learn more about Turkey's exchange and its role in equity markets. (2:44)

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Turkish Economy Bank

Watch John Lunt in front of the Hagia Sophia summarize his meeting with Selim Cakir, Cheif Economist at Turkish Economy Bank. Learn of the current economic challenges Turkey is facing. (3:09)

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Istanbul Geography

Watch John Lunt explain the significance of Istanbul's geography and the impact it has on Turkey's economics and trade. (1:52)

Read the Turkey Farewell blog post→


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