Turkey: İstanbul had the highest share of GDP with 30.7% in 2019
Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) has released its statistics on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by Provinces in 2019.
According to the estimation of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by provinces; İstanbul reached the highest GDP with 1 trillion 327 billion 452 million TL for the year 2019 and gained 30.7% of total GDP.
İstanbul was followed by Ankara with 395 billion 731 million TL and 9.2% share and İzmir with 263 billion 38 million TL and 6.1% share.
In the estimation of GDP by provinces, the last three provinces were Tunceli, Ardahan, and Bayburt with 4 billion 134 million TL, 3 billion 399 million TL, and 2 billion 840 million TL, respectively.
The first five provinces with the highest share of GDP accounted for 53.7% of the total GDP of Turkey.
The highest GDP per capita was estimated for İstanbul with 86 798 TL in 2019
İstanbul reached the highest GDP per capita with 86 thousand 798 TL in 2019. İstanbul was followed by Kocaeli with 81 thousand 228 TL and Ankara with 71 thousand 27 TL. In the estimation of GDP per capita, the last three provinces were Van, Şanlıurfa and Ağrı with 18 thousand 708 TL, 17 thousand 465 TL, and 16 thousand 727 TL, respectively.
In 2019, GDP per capita for fourteen provinces was over the average of that of Turkey.
İstanbul had the highest share in all economic activities except "agriculture, forestry and fishing" and "other service activities"
When the activities which constitute GDP were examined; İstanbul, having the highest share of GDP at current prices in 2019, also reached the highest share in all economic activities except agriculture and other service activities. The share of İstanbul in information and communication activities was 65.4%, finance, and insurance activities was 58.2%, professional, administrative, and support service activities was 46.5%, the services sector was 40.5% and the construction sector was 35.6%. Konya was the first among 81 provinces with a share of 6.1% in agriculture, forestry, fishing, and Ankara with a share of 29.2% in other service activities.
The services sector had the highest share in total GDP of İstanbul with 32.1%
While İstanbul had a share of 40.5% in the total of the services sector in 2019, the share of the services sector in the total GDP of the province was 32.1%. The industry sector was the second with a share of 17.1%, professional, administrative, and support service activities were the third with a share of 8.0% in the total GDP of İstanbul.
GDP with chain-linked volume index for 48 provinces were over the average of Turkey in 2019
Annual GDP with chain-linked volume index increased by 0.9% in 2019 compared to the previous year, GDP percentage change of 48 provinces were increased over the average of Turkey. The first three provinces with the highest increase in 2019 compared to the previous year were Siirt with a 12.8% percentage change, Giresun with 10.6%, and Artvin with 9.8%, respectively. The three provinces with the highest decrease compared to the previous year were Zonguldak with an 8.9% percentage change, Kırıkkale with 10.4%, and Karabük with 12.5%, respectively.
Ankara had the largest contribution with 0.43% to the GDP percentage change of Turkey (0.9%) in 2019
Ankara had the largest contribution with 0.43% to the 0.9% increase in annual GDP compared to the previous year by chain-linked volume index. Ankara was followed by İstanbul with 0.40% and Antalya with 0.14%. The provinces with the largest negative contribution to the annual GDP percentage change in 2019 were Kocaeli with 0.23%, İzmir with 0.11%, Bursa, and Hatay with 0.08%.