2023 vision

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The 2023 vision is a list of goals released by the administration of Prime Minister (now President) Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, to coincide with the centenary of the Republic of Turkey in 2023.

Elements of the 2023 vision[edit]

Economy[edit]

  • Become one of the top ten world economies (13th currently)
  • Gross domestic product of $1 trillion by 2014 (not met [1]) ($0.861 trillion nominally (2015) $1.756 trillion PPP (2017)[2])
  • Gross domestic product of $2 trillion by 2023
  • Increase annual Turkish exports to $500 billion ($150 billion in 2016)[3]
  • Per capita income of $25,000 (average gross salary was $12 000 in 2015 [4])
  • Foreign trade volume of $1 trillion
  • Increase the employment rate by 10 points to a working population of 30 million (met by 2016 with 30.2 million employed in labour force [5])
  • Reduce the unemployment rate to 5 percent (11.8% in 2016 [6])

Energy[edit]

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu
  • Build 20,000 Megawatt installed capacity of wind energy and 600 Megawatt installed capacity of geothermal energy[7]
  • Reduce energy consumption to 20 percent below 2010 levels through improved efficiency[8]
  • Three operating nuclear power plants and those plants are expected to have an installed capacity of 14,700 Megawatt.

Foreign policy[edit]

Turkey's foreign-policy objectives and vision as articulated by former Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu:

Health care[edit]

  • 100 percent participation in health insurance systems
  • Raise the number of physicians per 100,000 people to 210 physicians (175 currently)

Transport[edit]

Tourism[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Emre Peker; Yeliz Candemir. "Turkey's 2014 GDP Below Official Expectations". The Wall Street Journal. Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Retrieved 23 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Report for Selected Countries and Subjects". www.imf.org. Retrieved 2017-04-16. 
  3. ^ "Survey reveals high hopes for Turkish exports". Hürriyet Daily News. January 17, 2011. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  4. ^ "Yearly Average Rates | OFX". OFX. Archived from the original on 2015-03-16. Retrieved 2017-04-16. 
  5. ^ "The World Factbook — Central Intelligence Agency". www.cia.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-16. 
  6. ^ "Unemployment rate according to Turish government". 
  7. ^ "Speech By H.E. Abdullah Gül, President Of The Republic Of Turkey, On The Occasion Of "Turkish-Swiss Cleantech Forum"". Presidency Of The Republic Of Turkey. November 26, 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  8. ^ "Turkey plans to use 20 percent less energy by 2023". World Bulletin. 13 January 2011. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  9. ^ Ahmet Davutoğlu (May 20, 2010). "A new vision". Foreign Policy. 
  10. ^ "The 2023 targets in the economy". Habertürk (in Turkish). January 23, 2011. Retrieved 2011-01-24. 
  11. ^ "Mr Ertuğrul Günay" (PDF). London Business Guide. May 11, 2008. Retrieved 2010-12-09. 
  12. ^ "Tourism Minister Gunay: 2023 Target Is To Host 50 Million Tourists". Turkish Press. May 11, 2008. Retrieved 2010-12-09. 

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