Turkey — Migrant Presence Monitoring Yearly Report (2018)

Contact
DTM Turkey, DTMTurkey@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Turkey
Period Covered
Jan 01 2018 -
Dec 31 2018
Activity
  • Flow Monitoring
  • Mobility Tracking

Summary

According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) there are currently an estimated 3,9 million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory seeking international protection. Most are Syrian nationals under temporary protection and another large gruop are asylum seekers and refugees from countries including Afghanistan, Iraq, Islamic Republic of Iran and Somalia. According to DGMM, 268,003 irregular migrants of different nationalities were apprehended in Turkey in 2018.