Migration from Turkey to Germany . Why Germany needed migration?. After 2 nd World War – Germany had a labour shortage – for factories e.g Volkswagen, BMW, Grundig Working conditions were amongst the best in Europe. Why Turkish workers migrated?.
In 2000 the number of foreigners in Germany was 7.3 million which was 8.9% of the total population
2 million of these came from Turkey!
This includes 750,000 turkish who were born in Germany!
Another ½ million Turks have become German citizens since 1972Facts and figures