Official Statistics

Passport statistics

Statistics relating to lost, stolen and damaged passports, and the issuing of emergency travel documents (ETDs) during 2012-2013


Passport statistics

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British holidaymakers are spending millions each year on emergency travel documents when passports are lost, stolen or damaged while abroad. Our infographic sets out some of the key statistics relating to these issues over the last year.

Published 1 August 2013