HC Deb 28 July 1926 vol 198 c2121W
Colonel DAY

asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs the number of emigrants who have migrated to Australia under the Empire Settlement Act, 1922, during the 12 months ended at the last convenient date, together with the corresponding numbers of emigrants who migrated for the corresponding period the previous year?


The following are the numbers of men, women and children who were assisted under the Empire Settlement Act, 1922, to proceed to Australia during the twelve months ending 31st May, 1925, and 31st May, 1926, respectively:

To 31st May, 1926:

Men 8,536
Women 6,826
Children 11,036
Total 26,398

To 31st May, 1925:

Men 10,271
Women 6,061
Children 5,681
Total 22,013

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