ANALYTICAL INFORMATION CENTRE OF
SANLM (STATISTIC INFORMATION - 1999)
Turks who live inside the geographical
territory called Iran always underwent social and national pressures by official
Tehran for their being considered minority notwithstanding of being majority
among the population who live there.
Turks of Iran are even deprived of the
right for “minorities” shown in the constitution of the country. Analytical
Information Centre of SANLM managed to get statistic information about the
population of Iran which was always hidden by official Tehran.
the information given bellow Turks are the majority among today’s population of
1. Azerbaijanian turks: 29.000 000, 41, 42% of the population of the
2. Gashgay turks: 2.000 000, 2.85% of the population of the
3. Turkmans: 3.000 000, 4.28% of he population of the country.
Persians and ethnic groups: 22.000 000, 31.42% of the population of the
5. Kurds: 7.500 000, 10.71% of the population of the country.
Arabs: 3.500 000, 500% of the population of the country.
7. Beluges: 2.400
000, 3.42% of the population of the country.
8. Jewish, sourany, Zardousht
and armenians: 600. 000, 0.85% of the population of the
The number of the turkish
speaking citizens being 34.000 000 altogether according to the data given above
is 48.57% of the population of Iran.
Talish, Gilac, Tat, Bakhtiyari, Lor etc. belong to
According to the information given by the State
Committee of Statistics of Iran the number of the population of the country will
increase till 15.000 000. According to that information Iran has got 19.000 000
young people and takes 3rd place among the countries of the world for having
this number of the young people.