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Emigration Statistics:

Emigration Statistics:

A report released by the Central Statistics Office in September 2012 provided details of the number of people who emigrated between April 2011 and April 2012. During this period overall emigration is estimated to have increased to 87,100 and 53% (46,500) of those who emigrated were Irish nationals.

The figures show that during this period there was an increase in emigration to the US and the ‘Rest of World’ while there was a small decrease in emigration to the UK. 19,000 people emigrated to the UK; 8,600 emigrated to the US; 24,000 emigrated to the EU; and 35,600 emigrated to the ‘Rest of World’.

http://www.cso.ie/en/media/csoie/releasespublications/documents/population/2012/popmig_2012.pdf

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