The Features of the Population of the Aksaray Province According to the Population Registers of 1927 Cover Image

1927 Nüfus Sayimina Göre Aksaray Vilayetinin Nüfus Özellikleri
The Features of the Population of the Aksaray Province According to the Population Registers of 1927

Author(s): İbrahim Öztürk
Subject(s): Civil Society, Public Law, Political history, Social history, Demography and human biology
Published by: Celal Bayar Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü
Keywords: Aksaray; Population Census; Turkey; Age Groups;

Summary/Abstract: In the years of establishment of the republic a population census that allows to evaluate aspects of qualifications and quantity of community living in Anatolia, detailed records and data were not available. Ensuring the foundation of the nation-state for the newly established Republic of Turkey, determining the population in Anatolia through modern methods and population census in order to use the country's economic resources efficiently was very important. Therefore, Statistics Department was established in 1926 to designate qualitative and quantitative characteristics of the population of Turkey and determine the values related to population. The first general population census was carried out on October 28, 1927, after the census law was enacted on 2 June 1926. This census population includes social and economic data such as the marital status of the population, literacy status, disabilities and economic activities and this increases the importance of the 1927 General Population Census. The fact that the first population census realized by the Republican administration was carried out in accordance with the standards of the Western countries, is also important. In this study, the issues of the population of Aksaray province according to the results of 1927 General Population Census were evaluated. In the research, it was aimed to reveal the social, cultural and economic characteristics of the province of Aksaray in 1927, such as the male-female, literate, religious structure, used native language and profession of the population. About the research topic Prime Ministry Statistics General Directorate 1927 Public Census and various analytical texts published on population were examined and the demographic characteristics of Aksaray province were tried to be detailed within the information obtained.

  • Issue Year: 16/2018
  • Issue No: 03
  • Page Range: 581-596
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Turkish