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WEBPAGE: Turkish Statistical Institute. Social Structure and Gender Statistics

13.10.2015 / Created by (EMWF)

Turkish Statistical Institute (commonly known as TurkStat) is the Turkish government agency commissioned with producing official statistics on Turkey, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture. It was founded in 1926 and has its headquarters in Ankara.

Its purpose is to produce current quality statistics to meet the information needs of national policies and to draw a general picture of the country. The Institute also aims to coordinate statistical activities at the national level but also to act as an interlocutor for international entities. This particular branch concerns statistics on the social structure and gender equality in Turkey.