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Regional Inequality of Sport Facilities in Turkey

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  • Murat Çiftçi

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The aim of this study was to investigate the level of social utility of distribution of intercity sport facilities in Turkey for people. Atkinson indices were used in the study. Statistical data of TUIK was used for the application. The index coefficients revealed an imbalance in the regional distribution of sport facilities for the people, and a substantial loss of social utility for the people. According to the values calculated for people, the levels of social utility of total sport facilities, facility of winter sports, training hall, tennis court, football field, youth center, other sport fields, small stadium, stadium of athletics, gymnasium, stadium were found to be 22.5, 7, 15.1, 22.4, 24.3, 37.7, 38.8, 53.1, 54.4, 59.9 and 64 % respectively.

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  • Murat Çiftçi, 2015. "Regional Inequality of Sport Facilities in Turkey," Eurasian Academy Of Sciences Social Sciences Journal, Eurasian Academy Of Sciences, vol. 4(4), pages 49-66, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eas:journl:v:4:y:2015:i:4:p:49-66
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