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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics

From: Impact of internal migration on political participation in Turkey

Independent variables Mean Standard deviation Minimum Maximum
PRIMARY 72.01 9.83 46.44 85.00
HIGHER 7.78 2.47 3.49 16.84
UNDER30 16.63 2.20 13.71 28.20
OVER60 12.29 4.12 4.01 21.76
URBAN 64.51 13.63 34.83 98.96
MP 5.74 4.55 1.00 28.30
PARTIES 2.33 0.41 1.45 3.50
NOCOMPETITION 0.17 0.38 0.00 1.00
EMIGRANT 43.12 18.34 10.23 80.82
IMMIGRANT 21.33 15.56 5.81 83.92
(MP×IMMIGRANT)/100 1.65 3.18 0.16 23.75
TURNOUT2007 84.20 4.74 71.03 92.75
TURNOUT2011 86.66 3.58 74.76 92.00
WEST 0.37 0.49 0.00 1.00
NORTH 0.20 0.40 0.00 1.00
CENTRAL 0.14 0.34 0.00 1.00
  1. Note: For all variables, except TURNOUT2007, their 2011 values are used.
  2. Sources: Tuncer (2011) for MP, PARTIES, NOCOMPETITION, and TURNOUT2011; Tuncer (2007) for TURNOUT2007; Turkstat for all other variables.