Statistics

Turkey

Country Report: Statistics Last updated: 30/11/20

Author

Independent

Overview of statistical practice

Statistics are provided by the Directorate-General for Migration Management (DGMM) on the total number of international protection and temporary protection beneficiaries, as well as data on the registration of the latter across provinces. The number of decisions on international protection issued by DGMM is not available.

 

International protection applicants: 2019

 

Total

56,417

Afghanistan

35,042

Iraq

15,532

Iran

3,558

Others

2,285

Source: DGMM, International Protection: http://bit.ly/3aV2b0H.

 

Registered temporary protection beneficiaries: 5 March 2020

 

 

Beneficiaries

Percentage

Total number

3,589,289

Outside Temporary Accommodation Centres

3,525,245

98%

In Temporary Accommodation Centres

64,044

2%

Breakdown per fifteen main provinces: 5 March 2020

 Province

Registered Syrian refugees

Total population in Province

Share of total

Istanbul

494,634

15,067,724

3.28%

Gaziantep

452,361

2,028,563

22.3%

Hatay

440,469

1,609,856

27.36%

Şanlıurfa

424,596

2,035,809

20.86%

Adana

246,043

2,220,125

11.08%

Mersin

208,425

1,814,468

11.49%

Bursa

175,308

2,994,521

5.85%

Izmir

146,435

4,320,519

3.39%

Kilis

115,113

142,541

80.76%

Konya

113,250

2,205,609

5.13%

Ankara

95,998

5,503,985

1.74%

Kahramanmaraş

92,383

1,144,851

8.07%

Mardin

85,517

829,195

10.55%

Kayseri

75,512

1,389,680

5.43%

Kocaeli

55,003

1,906,391

2.89%

Source: DGMM, Temporary protection: http://bit.ly/2Bn2gMI

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of main changes since the previous report update
  • Introduction to the asylum context in Turkey
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • Temporary Protection Regime
  • Content of Temporary Protection