HC Deb 28 July 1954 vol 531 c60W
87. Mrs. L. Jeger

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many Cypriots have emigrated in each year since the end of the war.

Mr. Hopkinson

Permanent emigrants are not distinguished in the available statistics. Below are figures of excess of departures over arrivals, which provide the nearest indication of the scale of emigration. The total excess, for the eight years 1946–53, amounted to 14,650.

Following are the figures

Excess of departures over arrivals 1946 to 1953: 1946–810; 1947–2,238; 1948–351*; 1949–1,048; 1950–2,847; 1951–3,808; 1952–2,379; 1953–1,169.

* Excess of arrivals over departures.