Global Views of Immigration – Turkey Feels Immigration Stress

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Washington, DC - Turkey is experiencing a significant influx of immigrants, primarily from war-torn Syria. The Turkish people know this and are not optimistic about the impacts of this new wave of immigrants on their society.

Virtually all Turks surveyed (97%) feel that immigration has increased over the last 5 years. A large majority (85%) say that immigration has had a negative impact on Turkey. There are a number of commonly voiced concerns with this influx of immigration:

  • 86% agree that is makes it more difficult for Turks to get jobs;
  • 83% agree that recent immigration is changing Turkey in ways the respondent does not like;
  • 81% of respondents agree that it puts additional pressure on Turkish public services;

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These are some findings from the Turkish component of the Ipsos Global @visor survey on immigration attitudes. Data on the other markets surveyed is forthcoming.

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Julia Clark
Senior Vice President
Ipsos Public Affairs
312.526.4919
julia.clark@ipsos.com

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Global Views of Immigration – Turkey Feels Immigration Stress

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