HC Deb 08 July 1976 vol 914 c654W
Mr. Hayhoe

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish in the Official Report an estimate of the number of individuals emigrating from the United Kingdom for permanent settlement abroad in each year since 1960.

Mr. Deakins

Estimates of the numbers of emigrants leaving the United Kingdom are available since 1964 from the International Passenger Survey and are as follows:

Calendar Year Number of Emigrants
1964 271.7
1965 293.9
1966 301.6
1967 309.0
1968 277.7
1969 292.7
1970 290.7
1971 240.0
1972 233.2
1973 245.8
1974 269.0

Note: In the International Passenger Survey an emigrant is defined as a person who, having lived in the United Kingdom for a year or more, intends to live abroad for at least a year. Emigrants to the Irish Republic are excluded.