General data

Area: 783.356 km2
Popuation: 83.614.362
Capital: Ankara
Currency: Turkish lira (₺) (TRY)
Time zone: UTC+3
Calling code: +90
Biggest Cities: Istanbul, Ankara, İzmir, Bursa, Adana, Gaziantep, Antalya, Konya, Kayseri, Diyarbakır


GDP per capita (eur, 2019): 8.054 
GDP (billion EUR, 2019): 672,2
Inflation (%, 2019): 15,2
Unemployment (%, 2019): 13,7
Import (billion EUR, 2019): 177,6
Export (billion EUR, 2019): 162,8
Real growth rate of export (%): 6,6
Real growth rate of Import (%): -4,6
Foreign investments (billion EUR, 2019): 7,9

Turkey takes 3rd place in the overall ranking of the countries. With regard to the three subdisciplines, it ranks best in the area of architecture (1st place). In the area of product design and fashion it occupies the 3rd place, while in the eld of interior design it comes 14th. Turkey ranks 10th in terms of its GDP per capita. As regards the mobility of creators, considering the country of origin and the host country, it occupies the 11th and 19th place among the 19 countries. Turkey ranks 2nd when it comes to the number of people working as creative and performing artists, authors, journalists and linguists.
Creative Barometer was developed by Zavod Big in cooperation with the Center for Creativity, at the Museum of Architecture and Design. This project is a part of a partnership network Platform Center for Creativity cofinanced by European Union from European Regional Development Fund and by Republic of Slovenia.