Passports: British National (Overseas):Written question - 105898

Q
(North East Fife)
Asked on: 06 October 2017
Home Office
Passports: British National (Overseas)
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many British National Overseas passports have been issued in each year since 1997.
A
Answered by: Brandon Lewis
Answered on: 15 November 2017

The table below shows the number of British National Overseas passports

printed by Her Majesty’s Passport Office between January 1997 and 30 September 2017.

British National Overseas Passports Printed

1997

12,090

1998

3,881

1999

6,250

2000

5,624

2001

139,159

2002

116,345

2003

81,690

2004

79,107

2005

46,801

2006

37,392

2007

17,347

2008

8,905

2009

8,737

2010

8,039

2011

7,654

2012

10,933

2013

15,338

2014

22,022

2015

26,027

2016

37,501

2017*

15,458

*Data is up to September 2017

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