HC Deb 07 March 1923 vol 161 c547W

asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will state what proportions of Zionist immigration has been British or American; and the proportion in each case of immigration from the several countries concerned?


The figures for the proportions of Jewish immigrants into Palestine, according to their countries of origin, for the period September, 1920, to December, 1921, were given by the late Secretary of State for the Colonies, in answer to a question on the 14th March, 1922. The figures for the period from January, 1922, to December, 1922, are as follows:—

Per cent.
British 0.4
American 2.0
Polish 41.0
Russian 9.0
Ukranian 14.0
Rumanian 12.0
Austrian 2.0
Latvian 3.0
Lithuanian 2.0
Egyptian 2.0
Asiatic 3.0
Other countries not more than 1 per cent. each 9.6

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