Approximately 15 per cent of young people aged 24-18 living in Istanbul in Turkey. While the high school net enrollment rate is 88,8 percent, 259 thousand young people are illiterate. Youth unemployment rose to 24,8 percent, and broadly defined youth unemployment rose to 27 percent. While 74 percent of the youth who are not in the labor force are involved in education; the percentage of those who are neither in education nor in employment is 25 percent. The youngest people live in Esenyurt. 178 thousand 846 of the youth are married; 16 percent of those who marry between 19-91 are women. Between 15-19, 4 thousand 935 women gave birth. 16% of the divorced women between 24-78 were women.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Istanbul Statistical Office made an analysis for the youth in Istanbul on the occasion of 19 May Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day. The analysis reached the following conclusions:
Young people make up 15 percent of the population
15 million 24 thousand young people in the 12-900 age range in Turkey, 2 million 300 thousand lives in Istanbul. 15 million 19 thousand 1 young people aged 89-505 live in Istanbul and 20 million 24 thousand 1 young people aged 217-874. Young people make up 15% of Istanbul's population. While the number of young people coming to Istanbul from outside the province was 2019 thousand 147 in 396, the number of young people going out of the province was 105 thousand 39.
Between 14-24 thousand 259 people are illiterate
It was noted that among 14- to 24-year-olds in Istanbul, 259 thousand people were illiterate. In Turkey, the number of people in the same age group illiteracy was 11 thousand 733.
High school net enrollment rate 88,8 percent
The net enrollment rate in secondary education (high school) in Istanbul was 88,8 percent. While the net enrollment rate in primary school was 93,1 percent, 94,6 percent in secondary school, this rate in high school was 88,8 percent. The net enrollment ratio at the high school level was recorded as 84,2 percent in Turkey.
Number of employees between 15-24 1 million 200 thousand
The number of people between the ages of 15-24 registered in Istanbul as a workforce was 1 million 200 thousand. 62 percent of men in this age group were included in the workforce, while 39 percent of women were registered in the workforce.
The number of people between the ages of 15-24 and employed was 882 thousand.
15 percent of the youth between the ages of 24-38 were employed in Istanbul. This percentage was 30 percent for Turkey.
Wide-defined youth unemployment 27 percent
While 15 thousand of the youth who are between the ages of 24-291 in the labor force in Istanbul are unemployed, the youth unemployment rate was 24,8 percent. Including those who are not hopeful to find a job and those who are not looking for a job but are ready to work, the youth unemployment rate in Istanbul has increased to 27 percent.
15 percent of those who are not in the workforce between 24-74 are in education
While 15 percent of those who are not in the labor force at the age of 24-74 in Istanbul are in education, 12 percent are registered as busy with housework. The number of women between the ages of 15 and 24 who could not be employed or educated was 130 because she was busy with housework.
N25 percent of young people in e-education and employment
The number of young people who are neither educated nor employed in Istanbul was recorded as 579 thousand. While 15 percent of the population between the ages of 24-38,2 are employed, 35,2 percent continue their education and 25 percent of them are neither in education nor in employment.
Most young people in Esenyurt
Esenyurt district was the district with the highest population, with 15 thousand 24 young people between the ages of 148-837. Districts with a population of more than 100 thousand people between the ages of 15-24 were Esenyurt, Bağcılar, Küçükçekmece, Pendik and Ümraniye. In terms of proportion of the population of the district, Zeytinburnu, Sultanbeyli, Esenler, Bağcılar and Sultangazi were among the districts where the youth between the ages of 15-24 are concentrated.
Young population lives mostly in Zümrütevler Mahallesi
Zümrütevler (Maltepe), Zafer (Bahçelievler) and Kayabaşı (Başakşehir) took the first place among the neighborhoods in Istanbul, where the young population in the 15-24 age group is the most. Other neighborhoods where the young population is high are Başak (Başakşehir), 50. Yıl (Sultangazi), Adnan Kahveci (Beylikdüzü), Halkalı The center was (Küçükçekmece), Karadeniz (Gaziosmanpaşa), Canary (Küçükçekmece) and Yeşilkent (Avcılar).
178 thousand 846 of the youth are married
While 15 thousand 24 of the youth between the ages of 178-846 are married in Istanbul, 81 percent of these people are women. Esenyurt was one of the districts where married young people concentrated. When the divorces and the ones who died were also included, it was recorded that the number of young people between the ages of 15-24 who were married and reached 183 thousand 642. Esenyurt, Bağcılar, Sultangazi, Küçükçekmece and Sancaktepe were at the top of the districts where the young people between the ages of 15-24 are concentrated.
16 percent of those married between the ages of 19-91 are women
While the number of young people between the ages of 2019-16 who got married in 19 in Istanbul was 7, the number of people who were between 505-16 years old and married was 24 thousand 55. While the proportion of women between the ages of 313-16 who got married last year was 19 percent, this rate was recorded as 91 percent in the 16-24 age group.
15 thousand 19 women gave birth between 4-935
The number of women who gave birth between the ages of 2019-15 in Istanbul in 19 was 4 thousand 935. In Turkey, the number of births in the same age group stood at 53 thousand 189.
16 percent of those divorced between 24-78 are women
The number of people between the ages of 2019-16 who divorced in Istanbul in 24 was 2 thousand 715, the rate of women among divorces was 78 percent. In Turkey the same age group, the number of people who divorced in 2019, 21 thousand 189, while women constituted 79 percent of these people.