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The following table shows the total number of removals and voluntarily departures from the UK during 2007-10, and January to September 2011.
|Removals and voluntary departures (1, 2) , January 2007 to September 2011|
|Number of departures|
|2007||2008||2009||2010 (3)||January to September 2011 (3)|
|Total removals and voluntary departures||63,367||67,981||67,214||60,244||38,865|
|(1) Removals and voluntary departures recorded on the system as at the dates on which the data extracts were taken. (2) Figures include enforced removals, non-asylum cases refused entry at port and subsequently removed, people departing voluntarily after notifying the UK Border Agency of their intention to leave prior to their departure, people leaving under assisted voluntary return programmes run by Refugee Action (prior to April 2011, run by the International Organisation for Migration) and people who it has been established left without informing the immigration authorities. (3) Provisional figures.|