HC Deb 21 March 1912 vol 35 cc2219-20W

asked the Secretary for Scotland, what was the excess of births over deaths in Scotland during the year 1911; and what was the excess of emigration from over immigration to Scottish ports during that year?


During the year 1911 there were registered in Scotland 121,811 births and 71,726 deaths; the excess of births over deaths was thus 50,085. The following table shows the number of passengers between Scottish ports and places out of Europe during the year 1911, distinguishing the number stated to be of Scottish nationality:—

Stated to be of Scottish Nationality. Other British. Aliens. Total.
Outward 57,417 488 6,776 64,681
Inward 11,341 2,669 12,792 26,802
Balance Outward 46,076 37,879
Balance Inward 2,181 6,016