North Cyprus By Numbers

  • Gross National Product (GNP): 963.9 Million US $ (1999), 1,099.3 Million US $ (2000)
  • Per Capital Income: 4,666 US $ (1999) 5,263 US $ (2000)
  • Official Name: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (T.R.N.C.)
  • Agricultural Land: 1,398,123 donum (56.71 %)
  • Growth Rate: 7.4 % (1999) 0.8 % (2000)
  • Balance of Payments: 41.8 million US $ (1999) 63.8 million US $ (2000)
  • Balance of Payments/GNP: 4.3 % (1999) 5.8 % (2000)
  • Number of Employed: 87,514 (1999) 89,018(2000)
  • Telephones per 100 heads: 43
  • Unemployment Rate: 1.08 % (1999) 1.30 % (2000)
  • Motor Vehicles per 100 heads: 62
  • Cars per 100 heads: 60
  • Number of Patients per Doctor: 607
  • National Funds used for Information Communication
  • Technology: 11.6 % of GNP
  • Fixed Capital Investment in Electricity-Water: 10.2 million US $(2000) 10.8 million US $ (2001) (Expected)
  • Agricultural Products: Citrus Products: 23.1 % Potatoes: 0.2 %
  • Industrial Products: Manufactured Agricultural Products: 23.8 %
  • Length of Highways: 2.350 Km
  • Minerals: 0.4 %
  • National Airlines: Cyprus Turkish Airlines
  • Forests: 480,740 donum (19.50 %) .
  • Foreign Exchange Reserves: 654.4 Million US $ (2000)
  • Budget: 522.5 million US $ (2000)
  • Loaded Cargo: 20.038 Ton
  • Loans: 53.7 million US $ (2000)
  • Unloaded Cargo: 52,274 Ton
  • Share of Defence Expenditure in Budget: 30 % (159,121,148 US $ (2000)
  • Imports: 412.7 Million US $ (1999) 416.5 Million US $ (2000)
  • Exports: 52.4 Million US $ (1999) 55.8 Million US $ (2000)
  • Foreign Trade: 230.3 Million US $ (1999) 245.6 Million US $ (2000)
  • Foreign Trade Balance: -170.7 Million US $ (1999) -181.6 Million US $ (2000)
  • Leading Countries for Exports: Turkey, the U.K., the Netherlands, Russia, Saudi Arabia
  • Leading Countries for Imports: Turkey, U.K., Germany, U.S.A., Hong-Kong, China, Lebanon, Belgium, Japan
  • Main Export Products: Live-stock, Animal Products, Vegetable Products, Alcoholic Spirits and Tobacco, Textiles Main Import Products (Million US $)
  • Capital Goods: Mineral Fuel and Oil, chemicals, Machinery and Transport Vehicles
  • Consumption Goods: Food and Live-stock, Alcoholic Spirits and Tobacco, Mineral Fuel and Oil
  • Tourism Revenues: 192.8 Million US $ (1999) 208.1 Million US $ (2000)
  • Last election: December 6, 1998 (legislative)
  • Next election due: December, 2003
    Inflation Rate: 55.3 % (1999) 53.2 % (2000)