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|EEA and Swiss passenger arrivals (million)|
|Source: Table ad.01|
These figures encompass all arrivals, including visitors, and transit passengers. It is not possible to separately identify EU nationals within the estimates of passenger admissions.
Published figures of EU passengers initially refused entry to the UK in each year since 2006 are as follows:
|EU passengers initially refused entry|
|Source: Table be.08|
Figures for 2011 are provisional and 2006 excludes Bulgaria and Romania, who joined the EU in 2007.
EU nationals can only be refused entry to the UK on the basis of public policy, public security or public health and such cases are assessed on an individual basis.
Latest figures are available in Tables ad.01 and be.08 of the release ‘Immigration Statistics, July to September 2012’ which is available from the Library of the House and from the Home Office Science website at:
Estimates of passenger arrivals for 2012 are planned for publication on