Türkiye — Migrants' Presence Monitoring - Situation Report (December 2022)
Dec 31 2022
- Flow Monitoring
According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Presidency of Migration Management (PMM), there are more than 5.2 million foreign nationals present in Türkiye, 3.9 million of whom are seeking international protection. Most are Syrians (3,535,898 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 2021, according to PMM, there were 29,256 international protection applicants in the country, a figure released by PMM annually.
In addition, there are 1,354,094 foreign nationals present in Türkiye, holding residence permits. Compared to December 2021, this is an increase of 42,461 individuals.