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Migration Statistics

Volume 481: debated on Wednesday 29 November 1950

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31.

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the amount of Chinese, Malayan and Indian immigration into Malaya since the end of the war.

With my hon. Friend's permission, I shall arrange for a table of migration statistics for the period January, 1947, to June, 1950, to be circulated in the OFFICIAL REPORT. Statistics for the post-war period before 1947 are not available.

Following is the table:

MMIGRATION

MalaysChineseIndians
194711,540126,20343,614
194811,809121,11537,319
194929,12696,44931,770
1950 (January—June)34,64240,42116,634
87,117384,188129,337

EMIGRATION
MalaysChineseIndians
194710,914130,24254,856
194813,098144,44045,039
194928,399128,88438,033
1950 (January—June)36,76736,73021,506
89,178440,296159,434
87,117384,188129,337
Excess of Emigrants over Immigrants, January, 1947, to June. 19502,06156,1030,097