87,000 people emigrate in 12 months to April
on 27/09/2012 11:10:01
Irish people accounted for the largest group of emigrants from the country, at 46,500, 53% of the total.
Meanwhile, the figures show evidence of slow population growth because of emigration.
The number of people in Ireland increased by 44,900, down from 47,500 in 2011.