Environmental Indicators
Environmental Indicators
1.3- Migrant Population

Internal migration is defined as changes in usual residence addresses of population within one year in the specific areas (region, province, district, etc.) inside the country.  the conditions that economic development requires. The conditions that economic development requires are the cause of the demographic movements such as rapid population growth and rural-urban migration.

While population migrated across provinces was 2,273,492 people in 2007-2008 period, 2,684,820 people migrated across provinces in 2016-2017 period according to Address Based Population Registration System. Foreigners residing in Turkey are not included in these figures.

Provinces with the highest net migration (the difference between in-migration and out-migration) in 2016-2017 period were Ankara (32,042 people), Kocaeli (27,538 people) and İzmir (24,618 people). Provinces with the lowest net migration were Ağrı (-17,931 people), Van (-16,298 people) and Adana (-13,325 people) [6].

 

GRAPH 4- MIGRANT POPULATION, 2008-2017

 

TABLE 3- MIGRANT POPULATION, 2008-2016

Period

2007-2008

2008-2009

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012

Total Population (1000 persons)

71,517

72,561

73,723

74,724

75,627

Migrant Population (1000 persons)

1,903

1,877

1,986

2,046

1,943

Rate of Migrant Population to Total Population (%)

2.7

2.6

2.7

2.7

2.6

 

Period

2012-2013

2013-2014

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

Total Population (1000 persons)

76,668

77,696

78,741

79,815

80,811

Migrant Population (1000 persons)

2,122

2,255

2,288

2,193

2,685

Rate of Migrant Population to Total Population (%)

2.8

2.9

2.9

2.7

3.3

Source: TURKSTAT, Address Based Population Registration System, 2007-2017

Note: Foreigners residing in Turkey are not included.