Table 1: Urban-rural population and total fertility rates of Turkey: 1927–2010 period.

Census
year
Total population (thousand)Annual growth rate (‰)Percent of urban population (%)Growth rate of urban population (%)Total fertility rateLife expectancy at birthInfant mortality rate ( ‰)

192713,64824.2
193516,15821.123.52.56.735.4273
194017,82117.224.43.26.631.3274
194518,79010.624.91.46.938.1255
195020,94721.725.01.96.943.5224
195524,06527.828.87.26.544.6189
196027,75528.531.96.06.149.9169
196531,39124.634.45.05.653.1151
197035,60525.238.56.15.155.1139
197540,34825.041.85.44.357.0134
198044,73720.743.93.94.159.095
198550,66424.953.04.83.064.978
199056,47321.159.04.12.667.453
200067,80418.364.93.22.171.043
201073,72313.076.31.72.174.317

Source: SIS, 2000 [17]; Koç et.al., 2010 [18]; TURKSTAT, 2012 [19].