|Adjustments||Not Seasonally Adjusted|
|Deaths||Dec 2017||36,184||34,624||#, NSA||Monthly|
|Birth Rate||2016||16.24||16.53||# per Ths. pop.||Annual|
|Death Rate||2016||5.82||# per Ths. pop.||Annual|
The vital statistics of turkey measure the birth rate and death rate of the nation
Live birth: The births where the child lives at least a few minutes and shows evidence of life like crying, breathing or moving.
Death: Death is the permanent disappearance of all evidence of life at any time after live birth has taken place.
Revision and advance notice of major changes in methodology relate to death statistics are clarified in Official Statistical Programme.