Türkiye — Migrant Presence Monitoring — Situation Report (December 2023)




DTM Türkiye, mpmturkey@iom.int
Republic of Türkiye
Période couverte
Dec 01 2023
Dec 31 2023
  • Flow Monitoring
  • Migrants presence

According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Presidency of Migration Management (PMM), there are more than 4.6 million foreign nationals present in Türkiye, 3.5 million of whom are seeking international protection. Most are Syrians (3,214,780 individuals) who have been granted temporary protection status. In addition, international protection holders from countries including Iraq, Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Ukraine constitute another group of foreign nationals. According to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), there were 296,685 refugees and asylum-seekers in Türkiye as of 2023. Moreover in 2023, according to PMM, there were 19,017 international protection applicants in the country, a figure released by PMM annually.

In addition, there are 1,107,032 foreign nationals present in Türkiye, holding residence permits. Compared to December 2022, this is a decrease of 247,062 individuals.