Türkiye — Migrant Presence Monitoring — Situation Report (May 2023)
May 31 2023
- Flow Monitoring
- Migrants presence
- Mobility Tracking
According to the latest available gures from the Turkish Presidency of Migration Management (PMM), there are more than 5 million foreign nationals present in Türkiye, 3.7 million of whom are seeking international protection. Most are Syrians (3,366,185 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 1,301,337 foreign nationals present in Türkiye, holding residence permits. Compared to May 2022, this is a decrease of 122,298 individuals.