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Table 4 Stock of international immigrants in Turkey by country or region, 2005–2012b

From: Shifts in the global migration order and migration transitions in Europe: the cases of Turkey and Russia

Country/Region Estimates/Year
Bulgaria 51,787 (2008) (International Strategic Research Organization / Uluslararası Stratejik Arastirmalar Kurumu (ISRO/USAK) 2008)
Greece 6191–62,463 (Içduygu and Sert 2009, IOM 2008)
div. African countries 50000a
Macedonia 33,242 (2005)a
Germany 20,000–120,000
Russia 30,000–100,000a
Afghanistan < 30,000, incl. 9000 refugeesa
Ukrainian 20,000 (MFA 2012)
Armenia 10–20,000, 72,000 (2002)a
Iran 13,667 (2005) (IOM 2008), 8624 (only refugees in 2010) (OMID 2010)
Azerbaijan 10,879 (2005) (Içduygu and Sert 2009)
UK 7940 (ISRO/USAK 2008)
Georgia 6868 (2005) (IOM 2008), 13000a (2010)
Iraq 5927 (permits, 2006) (Içduygu and Sert 2009)
Philippines 5000 (Independent Balkan News Agency (IBNA) 2013)
Moldova 4674 (2006) (Içduygu and Sert 2009); > 8600 (2008)
Total (lowest/highest est.) 262,132 / 506,578
  1. aOwn estimate based on various sources quoted in this article
  2. bCompiled from the sources quoted in this article or given in the table; numbers are not comparable as they were collected or estimated in different years