May 18, 2011

Istanbul Still Top Migration Destination, Figures Show

The rate of migration for Istanbul has more than doubled during the 2009-2010 period due to the city’s economic opportunities and income disparities between the country’s west and east, according to official statistics.


Experts’ opinions however diverge regarding possible effects of urban projects, such as the construction of a third Bosphorus bridge, adding two new cities to Istanbul and the Istanbul Canal, could have on net migration rates in Istanbul.

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