It was revealed how many foreigners live in Turkey on a residence permit and from which countries these foreigners are citizens. Fresh statistics were published by the Turkish Presidency of Migration Management.

So, in Turkey in 2022 on existing residence permits lived 1.3 million foreigners. Foreigners are distributed mainly in the three regions of the country.

What are the types of residence permits in Turkey and how many people with these documents live in the country?

Short-term residence permit

939.351 individuals

Student residency permit

150.973 individuals

Family residence permit

102.070 individuals

Others

164.531 individuals


Turkey introduces new requirements for investment citizenship from Jan.1


Top 10 countries whose citizens live in Turkey on a residence permit

 

Russia

153.639 individuals

Iraq

131.132 individuals

Turkmenistan

115.404 individuals

Syria

100.263 individuals

Iran

96.869 individuals

Azerbaijan

68.046 individuals

Uzbekistan

60.154 individuals

Afghanistan

51.773 individuals

Ukraine

47.201 individuals

Kazakhstan

45.504 individuals

Top 3 regions where foreigners are registered:

  • Istanbul — 706 thousand.
  • Antalya — 158 thousand.
  • Ankara — 86 thousand.

In all other regions, there are far fewer migrants.