Turkey - Migrants Presence Monitoring (October 2018)

Contact
DTM Mediterranean, DTMMediterranean@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Turkey
Period Covered
Oct 01 2018 -
Oct 31 2018
Activity
  • Mobility Tracking

Summary

According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) there were more than 3,9 million foreign nationals present in Turkey seeking international protection. Most of them are Syrian nationals (3,591,714) who are granted the temporary protection (TP) status while according to UNHCR another large group of the foreign nationals are 368,230 asylum seekers and refugees, consisting of different nationalities but mainly coming from Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Somalia and other countries.