Flow Monitoring Survey

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Title Standard: 
Turkey — Flow Monitoring Survey (April – May 2017)
Contact: 
DTM Turkey, dtmturkey@iom.int
Contact
DTM Turkey, DTMTurkey@iom.int
Language
Location
Period Covered
Jul 01 2020 -
Sep 30 2020
Activity

    Summary

    According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM), there are more than 4.6 million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory, 3.6 million of whom are seeking international protection. Most are Syrians (3,624,941 individuals) who are granted temporary protection status. In addition, international protection applicants from countries including Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq constitute another group of foreign nationals. According to DGMM, as of end of 2019, there were 56,417 international protection applicants present in Turkey1. Since June 2020 the number of Syrians residing in camps has decreased by 3,110.

    In addition, there are 918,202 foreign nationals present in Turkey holding residency permits including humanitarian residence holders. The exact number of the humanitarian residence holders is unknown, but it is estimated that there are a few thousand humanitarian resident holders.

    Contact
    DTM Turkey, DTMTurkey@iom.int
    Language
    Location
    Period Covered
    Jul 01 2020 -
    Jul 31 2020
    Activity

      Summary

      According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM), there are more than 4.6* million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory, 3.6* million of whom are seeking international protection. Most are Syrians (3,591,892* individuals) who are granted temporary protection status. In addition, international protection applicants from countries including Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq constitute another group of foreign nationals. According to DGMM, as of end of 2019, there were 56,417* international protection applicants present in Turkey. The number of foreign nationals has decreased by 88,976 in comparison to June 2019 (3.7 million foreign nationals). In addition, there are 1,008,754* foreign nationals present in Turkey holding residency permits, including humanitarian residency holders. Compared to June 2019, this is an increase of 449 individuals. The exact number of humanitarian residency holders is unknown, but it is estimated that there are more than several thousand humanitarian residency permit holders.

      Turkey’s temporary protection regime grants the 3,591,892* Syrian nationals the right to legally stay in Turkey as well as obtain some level of access to basic services. The vast majority - 3,529,239* individuals – live outside of formal camps, known as temporary accommodation centers, thus primarily residing across the Turkish border provinces of Hatay, Adana and Kilis. As such, only 62,653* Syrians live in formal camps, the majority of which are located close to the Syrian border. Compared to June 2019 when 13 temporary accommodation centers were hosting  migrants in Turkey, only seven remain operational with six no longer in service. As a result, 46,079 fewer Syrians currently reside in the centers.

      Contact
      DTMTurkey@iom.int
      Language
      Location
      Period Covered
      Jul 01 2018 -
      Aug 31 2018
      Activity

        Summary

        Migrants Presence Monitoring (MPM) team in Turkey conducted 3,043 surveys with Afghan, Iranian, Syrian and Iraqi nationals between July and August 2018. More than half of the respondents from Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Syrian Arab Republic were adult males, while 53% of respondents from Iraq were adult females. Over half of all respondents reported they were married. The majority of respondents from the Syrian Arab Republic (96%) reported Turkey as their intended destination at the time of departure from their coutnry of departure or habitual residence, followed by respondents from Iraq (85%) and Afghanistan (75%). The lowest share was among nationals of the Islamic Republic of Iran (22%). Additionally, the share of respondents who reported Turkey as the intended destination country at the time of the itnerview decreased among the respondents of all nationalities. 

        Contact
        DTMTurkey@iom.int
        Language
        Location
        Period Covered
        Oct 01 2018 -
        Dec 31 2018
        Activity

          Summary

          According to the latest available figures frmo the Turkish Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM) there are currently an estimated 3,9 million foreign nationals present in Turkish territoriy seeking international protection. Most are Syrian nationals (3,622,366) under temporary protection and another large group are asylum seekers and refugees (368,230) from countries including Iraq, Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Somalia.

          Contact
          DTM Turkey, dtmturkey@iom.int
          Language
          Location
          Period Covered
          Apr 01 2018 -
          Jun 30 2018
          Activity

            Summary

            According to the findings from the Baseline report, across the ten provinces assessed, the Baseline 2 recorded presence of 195,849 migrants, 14 per cent less than the 229,419 recorded in the Baseline 1. Migrants and refugees tend to move to the areas with a higher presence of migrants mainly related to the provision of humanitarian/government services. Some of the information, revelaed a phenomenon of seasonal migration.

            Contact
            DTM Turkey, dtmturkey@iom.int
            Language
            Location
            Period Covered
            Dec 01 2017 -
            Feb 28 2018
            Activity

              Summary

              Analysis focuses on the set of vulnerability indicators included in the Flow Monitoring Surveys implemented in Turkey. DTM/MPM team interviewed 3,173 surveys in 14 provinces between December 2017 and February 2018 . Male respondents were more likely than female respondents to report having experienced situation described in one of the four vulnerability indicators (worked/performed activities without getting the expected payment, been forced to work, been forced or coerced into a marriage and been kept at certain location against their will). One third of male Afghan nationals and one third of amle Iranian nationals answered "yes" to at least one of the four mentioned indicators. 

              Contact
              DTM Turkey, dtmturkey@iom.int
              Language
              Location
              Period Covered
              Dec 11 2017 -
              Feb 11 2018
              Activity

                Summary

                This report contains findings of IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Flow Monitoring Surveys (FMS) conducted between 11 December 2017 and 11 February 2018 by IOM field staff in 14 provinces. In total, 3,173 interviews were conducted. This report focuses on main four nationalities present in Turkey:
                Syrian, Afghan, Iraqi, and Iranian nationals

                Contact
                DTM Turkey, dtmturkey@iom.int
                Language
                Location
                Period Covered
                Apr 07 2017 -
                May 09 2017
                Activity

                  Summary

                  Out of 4,549 individuals surveyed, 45% listed countries other than Turkey as their intended destination at the time of the interview. The 64% of the respondents who reported intent to travel on from Turkey held secondary or higher levels of education; 61% of were married and 72% were travelling with families. On the other hand, 55% of respondents said that they were planning to stay in Turkey. 46% of these respondents hold primary school education qualifications or lower; 74% of respondents who reported staying in Turkey were married and 82% were travelling with their families.

                  Contact
                  DTM Turkey, dtmturkey@iom.int
                  Language
                  Location
                  Period Covered
                  Nov 23 2016 -
                  Jan 23 2017
                  Activity

                    Summary

                    DTM conducted 2,163 individual interviews with migrants in 4 provinces in Turkey between 23 November 2016 and 23 January 2017. 72% of the interviewees listed countries other than Turkey as their intended destination. 61% of the respondents wishing to travel on from Turkey held secondary and tertiary levels of education and 59.9% were married with families.