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Emigrants (Thousand) by country of destination

Emigrants (Thousand) by country of destination


All Destinations2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
United Kingdom (1)8.811.17.613.215.320.019.021.917.919.216.6
EU 15 excluding Ireland and United Kingdom5.73.57.87.411.913.914.411.516.215.316.0
EU15 to EU28 states2.37.710.125.214.610.49.614.28.76.810.7
United States3.33.12.44.12.94.78.66.26.97.56.2
Canada....1.11.12.42.13.05.34.77.73.9
Australia....10.411.110.413.418.215.410.05.96.6
Other countries (23)15.820.89.89.911.716.214.414.417.518.416.4
All countries36.046.349.272.069.280.687.189.081.980.976.2

.. indicates that the observation is missing or fall under the limit of discretion/uncertainty.

Footnote

Preliminary figures used for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. These figures will be revised following the publication of the 2016 Census of Population. EU15 excluding Irish and UK Definition: countries before enlargement on 1 May 2004, i.e., Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Portugal. EU15 to EU28 states: defined as 10 countries that joined the EU on 1 May 2004 (i.e., Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia,Slovenia) along with Bulgaria and Romania who joined on 1 January 2007 and Croatia who joined on the 1 July 2013.