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




DTM Türkiye, mpmturkey@iom.int
Period Covered
Nov 01 2023
Nov 30 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 4.6 million foreign nationals present in Türkiye, 3.5 million of whom are seeking international protection. Most are Syrians (3,237,585 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 2022, according to PMM, there were 33,246 international protection applicants in the country, a figure released by PMM annually.

In addition, there are 1,113,761 foreign nationals present in Türkiye, holding residence permits. Compared to November 2022, this is a decrease of 231,727 individuals.