Offenders: Deportation

Home Department written question – answered on 21st July 2010.

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Photo of Peter Bone Peter Bone Conservative, Wellingborough

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were deported from the UK to each country of destination in each of the last five years; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Damian Green Damian Green The Minister for Immigration

The following table shows the number of removals and voluntary departures, by country of destination, 2005-09.

The Home Office publishes statistics on the number of persons removed or departed voluntarily from the UK on a quarterly and annual basis, which are available from the Library of the House and from the Home Office's Research, Development and Statistics website at:

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/immigration-asylum-stats.html

Removals and voluntary departures from the United Kingdom( 1, 2) , by country of destination, 2005-09( 3, 5)
Number of departures
Country of destination( 4) 2005 2006 2007 2008( 5) 2009( 5)
Afghanistan 940 975 985 875 1,180
Albania 1,165 1,690 1,440 1,025 735
Algeria 325 390 405 450 335
American Samoa 5 5 5 * 10
Angola 190 135 110 115 75
Anguilla - - - * -
Antigua and Barbuda 50 55 105 55 55
Argentina 65 80 85 75 60
Armenia 20 15 20 20 5
Aruba - * 5 - -
Australia 275 315 395 410 365
Austria 270 145 110 75 95
Azerbaijan 70 70 35 30 15
Bahamas 5 25 5 15 10
Bahrain 15 15 25 35 40
Bangladesh 665 705 1,170 1,655 1.075
Barbados 105 100 120 125 95
Belarus 65 75 75 55 30
Belgium 735 740 685 735 610
Belize 5 5 5 10 *
Benin 20 10 20 15 10
Bermuda 5 * 5 5 5
Bhutan - * 5 - *
Bolivia 375 310 395 530 555
Bosnia and Herzegovina 25 20 15 10 10
Botswana 70 70 55 35 45
Brazil 3,890 3,370 3,740 3,895 4,190
British Virgin Islands * - * * -
Brunei 10 10 10 15 5
Bulgaria 195 180 10 20 40
Burkina Faso 5 5 5 5 *
Burundi 15 10 25 20 10
Cambodia - 5 - * 5
Cameroon 60 80 260 140 140
Canada 455 550 655 700 630
Cape Verde 5 * 5 5 -
Cayman Islands - - 5 5 5
Central African Republic 5 5 * 5 -
Chad 25 15 5 10 5
Chile 65 65 75 75 75
China (inc. Taiwan) 490 680 1,120 1,745 2,835
Colombia 375 395 305 260 195
Comoros * - - - -
Congo 65 80 50 40 50
Costa Rica 15 15 10 15 10
Croatia 130 210 185 160 95
Cuba 15 10 20 5 10
Cyprus 25 70 40 35 30
Czech Republic 70 90 70 70 75
Dem. Rep. of the Congo 65 125 180 95 125
Democratic People's Republic of Korea - * * 10 5
Denmark 120 95 75 115 105
Djibouti 5 * * 5 *
Dominica 20 25 30 30 30
Dominican Republic 5 20 15 20 10
East Timor 5 * * - -
Ecuador 265 210 200 150 120
Egypt 140 125 175 225 200
El Salvador 10 5 15 10 5
Equatorial Guinea * - 5 - *
Eritrea * * 10 15 10
Estonia 15 15 25 20 15
Ethiopia 65 110 145 170 105
Faroe Islands * * * * 5
Fiji 15 10 15 15 20
Finland 25 25 30 45 50
France 10,430 11,805 11,275 13,410 13,805
French Guiana - - * 5 -
Gabon - * 10 5 *
Gambia 105 155 205 165 135
Georgia 110 140 110 75 105
Germany 895 700 625 635 585
Ghana 1,245 895 905 1,085 840
Gibraltar 5 * * 5 10
Greece 305 240 275 360 310
Grenada 85 95 85 80 80
Guatemala 20 10 15 20 15
Guinea 30 25 30 25 20
Guinea-Bissau 10 5 5 5 5
Guyana 45 35 45 35 35
Haiti * * - - -
Honduras 15 10 10 10 25
Hong Kong 470 445 530 500 395
Hungary 65 100 35 55 55
Iceland 5 10 10 10 15
India 1,255 2,160 2,930 3,750 4,480
Indonesia 25 35 80 55 45
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 435 550 590 595 460
Iraq 820 1,795 560 910 1,140
Ireland 550 1,040 1,035 820 970
Israel 255 305 350 380 290
Italy 1,265 1,385 1,305 1,505 1,140
Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire) 25 50 65 65 60
Jamaica 1,885 1,510 1,455 1,515 1,020
Japan 150 180 145 125 160
Jordan 60 90 115 105 85
Kazakhstan 35 20 15 25 20
Kenya 195 250 330 370 350
Kosovo 1,515 895 545 280 210
Kuwait 25 15 20 60 70
Kyrgyzstan 35 20 20 15 15
Lao People's Democratic Republic * - * * -
Latvia 45 60 90 55 70
Lebanon 90 75 130 105 75
Lesotho 5 * 10 10 5
Liberia 25 20 30 25 5
Libya (Arab Republic) 90 110 140 320 230
Lithuania 40 50 50 B5 80
Luxembourg 10 10 15 5 10
Macao 5 * 5 5 *
Macedonia (Former Yugoslav Republic of) 55 50 45 25 15
Madagascar * 5 * * *
Malawi 505 270 265 315 425
Malaysia 1,520 1,705 1,550 1,695 1,230
Maldives 5 5 10 5 25
Mali 10 15 5 5 10
Malta 35 70 35 40 50
Marshall Islands - - - - *
Mauritania 5 * - - *
Mauritius 450 530 600 675 550
Mexico 195 220 265 315 245
Moldova, Republic of 135 145 270 100 95
Monaco - * - - -
Mongolia 175 225 155 140 185
Montserrat - - * - *
Morocco 50 60 70 105 85
Mozambique 10 * 10 5 15
Myanmar 10 20 15 35 20
Namibia 130 200 255 180 150
Nauru - - - - *
Nepal 170 310 210 210 175
Netherlands 655 630 575 515 425
Netherlands Antilles * * * * -
New Zealand 110 120 125 140 135
Nicaragua 5 5 25 10 15
Niger 10 5 5 5 5
Nigeria 3,210 3,040 2,980 3,185 2,335
Norfolk Island - - * - *
Norway 100 95 90 105 105
Oman 20 30 25 5 30
Pakistan 1,915 2,920 2,985 2,865 2,690
Palestinian Authority 10 5 30 10 20
Panama 20 10 5 10 10
Papua New Guinea - - 5 * *
Paraguay 40 65 40 40 35
Peru 30 50 30 30 20
Philippines 230 245 420 545 395
Poland 65 70 135 185 180
Portugal 375 390 430 405 335
Puerto Rico * * * * 5
Qatar 30 35 70 60 75
Romania 1,520 1,230 95 140 205
Russian Federation 250 300 280 215 165
Rwanda 10 20 15 20 10
Samoa - * - * -
Sao Tome and Principe * * - 5 5
Saudi Arabia 50 40 55 105 155
Senegal 25 20 45 50 35
Serbia and Montenegro 145 110 100 70 45
Seychelles 50 45 70 40 40
Sierra Leone 100 135 230 145 85
Singapore 145 170 205 250 140
Slovakia 65 35 30 50 35
Slovenia 10 20 10 10 5
Solomon Islands * - * - -
Somalia 20 50 40 35 30
South Africa 1,965 1,835 1,795 1,565 970
South Korea 235 325 335 260 220
Spain 1,145 1,255 1,280 980 840
Sri Lanka 520 835 625 450 475
St Kitts and Nevis 15 10 20 15 15
St Vincent and the Grenadines 70 55 60 65 65
St. Lucia 130 130 160 155 120
Sudan 60 90 80 60 50
Suriname * * * 5 *
Swaziland 10 5 20 25 20
Sweden 175 125 120 115 135
Switzerland 165 200 220 215 155
Syria Arab Republic 75 135 100 45 55
Tajikistan * * * * 5
Thailand 230 235 355 405 365
Togo 50 35 35 20 10
Tonga 5 5 5 10 5
Trinidad and Tobago 325 330 345 300 245
Tunisia 25 55 45 35 35
Turkey 965 1,930 1,595 1,210 735
Turkish controlled area of Cyprus - - - * -
Turkmenistan 10 10 35 40 45
Turks and Caicos Islands 5 - - - *
Tuvalu - - - - *
Uganda 465 440 385 425 355
Ukraine 475 435 435 370 365
United Arab Emirates 110 135 225 200 365
United Rep of Tanzania 110 120 145 155 135
United States of America 1,545 1,875 2,000 2,480 2,710
United States Virgin Islands - * - * -
Uruguay 5 10 5 5 10
Uzbekistan 40 40 55 75 100
Venezuela 160 155 165 115 80
Vietnam 75 175 380 575 595
Yemen 25 40 30 45 35
Zambia 70 80 110 120 105
Zimbabwe 515 455 425 395 355
Other 950 690 865 1,780 1,855
Total 58,215 63,865 63,365 67,980 64,750
(1) Figures rounded to the nearest 5 ('-' = 0, * = 1 or 2) and may not sum to the totals shown because of independent rounding.

(2) Includes enforced removals, persons departing voluntarily after notifying the UK Border Agency of their intention to leave prior to their departure, persons leaving under Assisted Voluntary Return Programmes run by the International Organization for Migration and persons who it has been established left the UK without informing the immigration authorities. Figures include dependants.

(3) Figures include dependants.

(4) Destination as recorded on source database.

(5 )Provisional figures. Removals and voluntary departures recorded on the system as at the dates on which the data extracts were taken. Figures will under record due to data cleansing and data matching exercises that take place after the extracts are taken.

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