The following table provides the total number of persons removed or departed voluntarily from the UK to their country of origin in each year since 2010. The information provided is a subset of the total number of persons removed or departed voluntarily from the UK as others may be removed or depart voluntarily to a country that is different to their country of origin.
|Number of persons removals or voluntary departured from the UK to their country of origin, 2010 to 20131, 2|
|Total enforced removals||Total non-asylum refused entry at port and subsequently departed||Total voluntary departures|
|January to April 2010||4,098||2,857||7,718|
|May to December 2010||8,691||5,139||14,049|
|1 Destination as recorded on source database; all nationals returned to their country of origin. 2 Removals are recorded on the system as at the dates on which the data extracts were taken. 3 Provisional figures.|
The Home Office publishes quarterly and annual statistics on the number of persons removed or departed voluntarily from the UK within Immigration Statistics. The data on removals and voluntary departures are readily available in the latest release, “Immigration Statistics: January to March 2014”, from the gov.uk website: