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Foreigners

Volume 475: debated on Friday 16 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of foreign nationals were counted (a) in and (b) out of the UK under the border and immigration system in (i) 2006 and (ii) 2007. (203606)

[holding answer 6 May 2008]: During 2007, the e-Borders system received data from over 500 high risk routes, with annualised passenger figures of greater than 35 million, of which 15.4 million (44 per cent.) were foreign nationals (defined as non EEA nationals.)

Data extrapolations for 2006 are currently not available in this format.