Turkish population

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The Turkish population refers to the number of Turkish people in the world.

Population by country[edit]

Traditional areas of Turkish settlement[edit]

Turkish colonisation took place during the rule of the Ottoman Empire creating traditional areas of Turkish settlement.
Country Official figures Current est. Turkish population Further information Lists of Turks by country
 Turkey 81,619,392[1] Turkish people List of Turks
 Bulgaria 588,318 (2011 census)[2] 800,000[3]-1,000,000[4] Turks in Bulgaria List of Bulgarian Turks
 Iraq 567,000 (1957 census)[5] 500,000-3,000,000[6][7] Turks in Iraq
 Algeria 600,000-3,300,000[8][9][10] Turks in Algeria
 Tunisia 500,000-2,400,000[11][12][13] Turks in Tunisia
 Syria 750,000-1,500,000[14] Turks in Syria
 Cyprus
 Northern Cyprus
-
260,000 (2006 census)
2,000[15]
300,000[16]-500,000[17]
Turkish Cypriots List of Cypriots
 Republic of Macedonia 77,959 (2002 census)[18] 170,000-200,000[19][20] Turks in Macedonia List of Macedonian Turks
 Greece
Western Thrace
Athens
Rhodes and Kos
Crete
Total unknown
80,000[21]-150,000[22][23][24]
10,000[25]
5,000[26][27]
unknown
Turks in Greece
Turks in Western Thrace
Turks in Athens
Turks in Rhodes and Kos
Turks in Crete
 Saudi Arabia 150,000[11] Turks in Saudi Arabia
 Egypt 100,000[28]-1,500,000[29] Turks in Egypt List of Egyptian Turks
 Lebanon 80,000[30] Turks in Lebanon
 Romania 32.098 (2002 census)[31] 55,000[32]-80,000[33] Turks in Romania
 Jordan 60,000[11] Turks in Jordan
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 267 (1991 census)[34] 50,000[35][36] Turks in Bosnia and Herzegovina
 Kosovo 30,000-50,000[37][38][36] Turks in Kosovo
 Libya 50,000[11] Turks in Libya
 Serbia 60,000[citation needed] Turks in Serbia
 Yemen 10,000-30,000[39][40] Turks in Yemen
 Abkhazia 15,000[41]
 Georgia 1,375 (1989 census)[42] 600-1,000[43] Meskhetian Turks
 Montenegro 104 (2011 Census)[44] 2,500[citation needed] Turks in Montenegro
Total

Other countries[edit]

Country Official figures Current est. Turkish population Further information Lists of Turks by country
 Germany 1,731,688 (Turkish citizens, 2011)[45] 3,500,000[46][47] - 4,000,000[48][49] Turks in Germany List of German Turks
 France 220,750 (Turkish citizens, 2005)[45] 500,000[50][51]-1,000,000[52] Turks in France List of French Turks
 United Kingdom 36,093 (Turkish citizens, 2005)[45] 500,000 (including about 300,000 Turkish Cypriots)[53][54] Turks in the United Kingdom List of British Turks
 United States 117,575 (2000 census)[55] 500,000[56][57][58] Turks in the United States List of American Turks
 Netherlands 88,028 (Turkish citizens, 2011)[45] 400,000-500,000[59]
plus a further 10,000-30,000 Bulgarian Turks[60]
Turks in the Netherlands List of Dutch Turks
 Austria 110,678 (Turkish citizens, 2009)[45] 350,000[61]-500,000[62][63] Turks in Austria List of Austrian Turks
 Belgium 40,847 (Turkish citizens, 2009)[45] 200,000[64][65] Turks in Belgium List of Belgian Turks
 Saudi Arabia 200,000[66] Turks in Saudi Arabia
 Australia 54,394 (2006 census)[67] 150,000[68]-200,000[69]
plus a further 60,000 Turkish Cypriots[70][71]
Turks in Australia List of Australian Turks
 Kazakhstan 97,015 (2009 census)[72] 150,000 (Meskhetian Turks only)[43] Turks in Kazakhstan
 Russia 95,672 (2002 census)[73] 120,000-150,000 (including about 75,000 Meskhetian Turks)[74] Turks in Russia
 Azerbaijan 43,400 (1999 census)[75] 90,000-110,000 (Meskhetian Turks only)[43] Turks in Azerbaijan
 Sweden 11,902 (Turkish citizens, 2011)[45] 100,000[76][77]-150,000[78]
plus a further 30,000 Bulgarian Turks[79]
Turks in Sweden
  Switzerland 100,000[80]-120,000[81][82] Turks in Switzerland List of Swiss Turks
 Libya 80,000[83] Turks in Libya
 Denmark 29,150 (Turkish citizens, 2011)[45] 70,000[84] Turks in Denmark List of Danish Turks
 Canada 43,700 (2006 Census)[85] 50,000[86]-100,000[87][88] Turks in Canada List of Canadian Turks
 Kyrgyzstan 39,100 (2009 census)[89] 50,000[43]-70,000 (Meskhetian Turks only)[90][91] Turks in Kyrgyzstan
 Italy 19,068 (Turkish citizens, 2011)[45] 21,000[92][93] Turks in Italy List of Italian Turks
 Norway 16,000[94] Turks in Norway List of Norwegian Turks
 Uzbekistan 106,302 (1989 census)[95] 15,000-20,000 (Meskhetian Turks only)[96][97] Turks in Uzbekistan
 Peru 12,000[98]
 Finland 10,000[99] Turks in Finland List of Finnish Turks
 Japan 10,000[100] Turks in Japan
 Ukraine 8,844 (2001 census)[101] 10,000 (Meskhetian Turks only)[96] Turks in Ukraine
 Qatar 7,000[102] Turks in Qatar
 Turkmenistan 7,000[103] Turks in Turkmenistan
 United Arab Emirates 5,500 Turks in the United Arab Emirates
 Afghanistan 4,500 Turks in Afghanistan
 Spain 4,000[104] Turks in Spain
 South Africa 3,500[105] Turks in South Africa List of South African Turks
 Kuwait 3,260[106] Turks in Kuwait
 Mexico 3,100[107]
 Ireland 3,000[108] Turks in Ireland List of Irish Turks
 Poland 2,500[109] Turks in Poland
 New Zealand 600 (2006 census)[110] 2,000-3,000[111] Turks in New Zealand
 Croatia 300 (2001 census)[112] 2,000[113]
 Czech Republic 1,700[114]
 Hungary 1,700[115] Turks in Hungary
 Argentina 1,364[116]
 Chile 1,000[117]
 Liechtenstein 1,000[118] Turks in Liechtenstein List of Liechtenstein Turks
 Moldova 1,000 Turks in Moldova
 Uruguay 695[119]
 Luxembourg 450[120]
 Tajikistan 400
 Hong Kong 260[121]
 Slovenia 259[122]
 India 126 (2001 census)[123] 250[124] Turks in India
 Indonesia 250[125]
 Portugal 250[126]
 Belarus 154
 Slovakia 150[127]
 Latvia 142[128] lv:Turki Latvijā
 Brazil 78[129]
 Iceland 68[130]
 Monaco 57[131]
 Malta 53[132]
 Puerto Rico 44[133]
 Lithuania 35[134]
 Estonia 24[135]
 Greenland 8[136]
Total

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