Türkiye — Migrant Presence Monitoring - Situation Report (February 2023)
Feb 28 2023
- Flow Monitoring
- Migrants presence
According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Presidency of Migration Management (PMM), there are more than 5.1 million foreign nationals present in Türkiye, 3.8 million of whom are seeking international protection. Most are Syrians (3,447,837 individuals) who have been granted temporary protection status. In addition, international protection holders from countries including Iraq, Afghanistan and the Islamic Republic of Iran constitute another group of foreign nationals. According to UNHCR, there were 318,903 refugees and asylum-seekers in Türkiye as of mid of 2022.
Moreover in 2022, according to PMM, there were 33,246 international protection applicants in the country, a figure released by PMM annually.
In addition, there are 1,339,738 foreign nationals present in Türkiye, holding residence permits. Compared to February 2022, this is a decrease of 54,699 individuals.