Turkey — Flow Monitoring Compilation (December 2021)

Contact
DTM Turkey, dtmturkey@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Turkey
Period Covered
Dec 01 2021
Dec 31 2021
Activity
  • Flow Monitoring Survey
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

The Turkish Coast Guard (TCG) recorded 2,570* irregular migrants and four fatalities in December 2021. Comparing to December 2020, there is an increase of 1,320 apprehended individuals, when 1,250 irregular migrants were recorded. These figures only include those apprehended and rescued by the TCG, while the actual number of migrants and refugees departing Turkey by sea may be higher.

Apprehensions/Rescues by Turkish Coast Guard Statistics for 2021 (1 January - 31 December 2021): 23,668 irregular migrants