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




DTM Turkey, dtmturkey@iom.int
Period Covered
Jun 01 2023
Jun 30 2023
  • Flow Monitoring
  • Migrants presence
  • Mobility Tracking

According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Presidency of Migration Management (PMM), there are more than 4.9 million foreign nationals present in Türkiye, 3.7 million of whom are seeking international protection. Most are Syrians (3,344,092 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 UNHCR, there were 304,697 refugees and asylum-seekers in Türkiye as 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 1,292,834 foreign nationals present in Türkiye, holding residence permits. Compared to June 2022, this is a decrease of 134,242 individuals.