Turkish migration to Finland is a relatively new phenomenon in the country; the majority have predominantly arrived since the late 1980s and are made up of largely male immigrants. Thus, many Turkish adolescents have a Finnish mother. Between 1987-2012 there has been 8,904 Turkish citizens who have immigrated to Finland.
Number of Turkish immigrants entering Finland by year
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