Statistics

Turkey

Country Report: Statistics Last updated: 11/01/22

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: 2020

 

Total 31,334
Afghanistan 22,606
Iraq 5,875
Iran 1,425
Others 1,428

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

 

Registered temporary protection beneficiaries: 17 March 2021

 

  Beneficiaries Percentage
Total number 3,663,336
Outside Temporary Accommodation Centres 3,605,404 98.4%
In Temporary Accommodation Centres 57,932 1.6%

 

Breakdown per fifteen main provinces

 

 Province Registered Syrian refugees Total population in Province Share of total
Istanbul 523,067 15,011,868 3.48%
Gaziantep 449,356 2,085,795 21.54%
Hatay 435,881 1,654,907 26.34%
Şanlıurfa 423,419 2,108,013 20.09%
Adana 253,981 2,244,748 11.31%
Mersin 226,188 1,839,975 12.29%
Bursa 179,104 3,057,247 5.86%
Izmir 148,018 4,365,022 3.39%
Konya 118,720 2,224,384 5.34%
Kilis 105,442 141,454 74.54%
Ankara 100,646 5,506,786 1.83%
Kahramanmaraş 93,521 1,164,273 8.03%
Mardin 89,172 851,922 10.47%
Kayseri 79,643 1,402,941 5.68%
Kocaeli 55,351 1,983,505 2.79%

 

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