Greeks in Turkey - Demographics


The Greek community of Istanbul numbered 67,550 persons in 1955. However, after the Istanbul Pogrom orchestrated by Turkish authorities against the Greek community in that year, their number was dramatically reduced to only 48,000. Today, the Greek community numbers about 2,000 people.

Year People
1923 80,000-100,000
1955 48,000
1978 7,000
2006 2,500.

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