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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of refugees vs natives

From: The impact of Syrian refugees on natives’ labor market outcomes in Turkey: evidence from a quasi-experimental design

  Refugees Natives (in 2013)
        Mardin  
     Hatay G.Antep   Siirt  
   Out of Adana K.Maras Adiyaman Diyarbakir Batman  
  In camps camps Mersin Osmaniye Kilis Sanliurfa Sirnak Overall
Gender
 Men 51.4 51.4 49.7 49.4 48.7 49.1 49.0 49.2
 Women 48.6 48.6 50.3 50.6 51.3 50.9 51.0 50.8
Age groups
 1–12 36.7 34.0 24.9 28.5 30.9 32.2 27.0 24.9
 13–18 16.3 14.9 12.2 13.1 14.8 15.5 13.1 12.2
 19–54 42.4 45.0 48.3 47.3 45.0 44.1 48.0 48.3
 55–64 2.8 3.7 8.0 5.4 5.0 4.5 6.5 8.0
 65+ 1.7 2.4 6.6 5.7 4.3 3.6 5.4 6.6
Educational attainment
 Illiterate 12.3 18.8 10.6 13.9 14.5 23.0 19.3 15.9
 Literate (no degree) 5.5 9.5 13.7 15.1 18.7 25.2 23.1 18.7
 Primary school 36.6 33.0 33.7 35.9 31.6 24.1 23.8 30.3
 Middle school 24.7 19.4 18.0 18.3 18.9 17.0 20.4 18.3
 High school 13.2 9.6 15.5 10.9 10.0 7.2 9.1 10.8
 Higher education 7.8 9.7 8.6 5.9 6.3 3.6 4.2 5.9
  1. The demographic characteristics of the Syrian refugees come from a survey conducted by AFAD in June 2013 (Syrian Refugees in Turkey, 2013 Field Survey). For the demographic characteristics of natives, we use the Turkish Household Labor Force Survey 2013 micro data set