HC Deb 27 March 1911 vol 23 cc1108-9W

asked the number of emigrants from Scotland during each year for the last five 5years; and if he can state approximately the extent of the emigration per week at the present time?


The number of passengers sailing from and landing at ports in Scotland, for or from countries out of Europe, was as follows in each of the last five years:—

Years. Passengers Outward. Passengers Inward.
1906 56,223 16,156
1907 69,685 20,485
1908 29,322 22,198
1909 41,910 15,956
1910 65,192* 19,570*

The corresponding figures for the present year as as follows:—

Passengers Outward. Passengers Inward.
January, 1911 1,048* 910*
February, 1911 2,452* 804*
March 1–18, 1911 4,772* 501*
* These figures are subject to revision.

Information as to the number of emigrants included in these totals is not available, nor can it be stated how many emigrants from Scotland sailed from other ports in the United Kingdom.