Dáil Éireann - Volume 387 - 14 February, 1989

Written Answers. - Passenger Movements.

33. Mr. J. Mitchell asked the Taoiseach the nett passenger movements in and out of the Republic of Ireland for the calendar years (a) 1983 (b) 1984 (c) 1985 (d) 1986 (e) 1987 and (f) 1988.

The Taoiseach: The available information relates to the numbers of passenger arrivals and departures on all air and sea routes into and out of the State. Complete information on cross-Border arrivals and departures is not available.

Passenger Arrivals and Departures (excluding internal and transit passengers) on air and sea routes.

Year

Outward

Inward

(000s)

(000s)

1983

3,066

3,062

1984

3,197

3,171

1985

3,227

3,192

1986

3,258

3,219

1987

3,663

3,633

[46]1988*

4,194

4,121

*Provisional

Notes: The net movements (inward less outward) are not reliable indicators of migration patterns.