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Marriages and Divorces in 2002

 

Turkey
447,820
  marriages (p. 65)
 
51,096
  divorces 11 percent (p. 68)
 
 
 
Istanbul
70,332
  marriages (p. 65)
 
8,947
  divorces 13 percent (p. 68)
 
 
 
Van:
5,484
  marriages (p. 67)
 
66
  divorces 1 percent (p. 70)

In 2000, of the 4 million men and women in Turkey aged 40-44 only 124,000 were "never married". And of those in that age group who had married only 81,000 were divorced at some stage in their life.

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15 Facts About Turkey

  1. Population, urbanization, female literacy in Turkey, 1935-2000
  2. Global Gender Gap Index 2006
  3. Population growth between 1990 and 2000
  4. Turkey's population
  5. Total female population
  6. Turkish households
  7. Marriages and Divorces in 2002
  8. Declining numbers of youth dependents
  9. Ratio of teachers and students
  10. Labor Force Statistics 2005
  11. Tensions between men and women
  12. Support for arranged marriages
  13. Turkey as a religious society
  14. Turks and secularism
  15. Turks and the headscarf

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