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Official Figures of Apalestinian Emigration Immigration Given


Replying to a question concerning emigration and immigration in Palestine, Colonial Minister Thomas stated as follows:

In the year 1922, 7844 Jews and 284 non-Jews immigrated into Palestine; during the same period 1503 Jews and 1436 non-Jews emigrated from Palestine. In the year 1923, 7421 Jews and 517 non-Jews immigrated, during the same period 3466 Jews and 1481 non-Jews emigrated;

In the first three months of 1924, 923 Jews and 103 non-Jews immigrated; during the same period 893 Jews and 178 non-Jews emigrated.

Separate figures for the period between October 1920 and December 1922 are not yet available. The figures given do not include tourists.

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