Income per capita (GDP per capita, current prices)
Turkey's performance in economic development saw its income per capita increase from USD 3,581 in 2002 to USD 9,632 in 2018.
GDP per capita in Countries with Population over 50 Million – 2018
Turkey is the 11th largest economy in terms of GDP per capita among countries with population over 50 million.
Source: IMF WEO
Stock of Automobiles (millions of passenger cars)
Turkey's economic growth has paved the way for emergence of a sizeable middle-class with an increasing purchasing power.
More than 23 urban centers, each with populations of over 1 million, support Turkey's thriving domestic market through their production of goods and services. In terms of population, Istanbul is the largest city in Europe.
Access to Markets
Source: Eurostat, population as of 2017, Ministry of Trade
- 72 million broadband internet subscribers in 2018, up from 0.1 million in 2002 (ICTA, TurkStat)
- 80.6 million mobile phone subscribers in 2018, up from 23 million in 2002 (TurkStat)
- 66.3 million credit card users in 2018, up from 16 million in 2002 (Interbank Card Center)
- 211 million airline passengers in 2018, up from 33 million in 2002 (General Directorate of State Airports Authority)
- 45.6 million international tourist arrivals in 2018, up from 13 million in 2002 (TurkStat)