HC Deb 23 July 1975 vol 896 c262W
Mrs. Bain

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what were the gross emigration figures from Scotland in each of the past five years, broken down into age categories and skills.

Mr. William Ross

The information available does not provide accurate figures of total emigration from Scotland, nor is there any information available about the ages and skills of emigrants to the rest of the United Kingdom. There are, however, some sample figures available on emigration from Scotland to countries overseas derived from the International Passenger Survey and grossed up statistics based on these sample figures are given in the table below for the latest five years.

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