HC Deb 29 April 1929 vol 227 cc1298-9W
Viscountess ASTOR

asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of persons emigrating from this country in 1913, and in each year between and including 1924 and 1928?


The numbers of British subjects who left the United Kingdom for countries out of Europe exceeded those who arrived from such countries in the years specified to the extent shown in the following statement. Persons leaving or arriving as members of the crews of the vessels in which they travelled are not included.

1913 241,977
1924 88,411
1925 87,056
1926 123,329
1927 103,603
1928 82,830

The figure for 1913 is inclusive of passengers leaving or arriving at ports in Southern Ireland. The totals for these ports in the later years were: 10,173 in 1924, 19,837 in 1925, 19,319 in 1926, 17,346 in 1927, and 16,363 in 1928.