Spread of the corona virus in TurkeySince the beginning of the pandemic until October 3rd, 2022, a total of 16,873,793 infected people and 101,139 deaths have been reported in Turkey.
The total of 16,873,793 infected people currently represents 20.01% of the total population.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 152.21 million vaccine doses have been administered as of September 28th, 2022. 57.92 million people have received at least one vaccination (69.7%).
53.16 million of these are considered fully vaccinated in Turkey (= 63.9%).
This means that Turkey is only in the middle of the field in terms of vaccination coverage. The vaccination rate is higher in 101 countries.
Due to the current corona pandemic, we update the worldwide case numbers daily. A list of all infected and dead people by country can be found on our Covid19 virus topic page.
Weight and size
|Body height||176 cm||161 cm|
|Weight||84.0 kg||75.0 kg|
* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.
* DTP is a three times combined basic vaccination against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus, which should be given to children up to the age of 23 months.
In Turkey, 30.7% of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
11 percent of newborns are underweight.
Medical suppliesMedical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Turkey is below average compared to the world population. The country provides 2.9 hospital beds per 1000 inhabitants. The global mean here is 2.9 beds. Within the EU, 4.6 beds are available for every 1,000 residents.
With about 150,000 physicians in Turkey, there are about 1.76 doctors per 1000 inhabitants. Here again the comparison: worldwide this standard is 1.50 physicians per 1000 inhabitants and in the EU even 3.57.
Due to the low level of care, the mortality of major known diseases can only be reduced in comparatively few cases. According to current information, about 16 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) still die.