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Unemployment Statistics

Volume 416: debated on Thursday 29 November 1945

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asked the Minister of Labour the number of insured persons registered at Employment Exchanges at oxford and Merthyr Tydfil as unemployed at 16th July and 15th October, 1945, respectively. distinguishing the principal industries.

Insured unemployed persons on the registers of Employment Exchanges at Merthyr Tydfil and Oxford

MERTHYR TYDFIL
Industry.Numbers registered as unemployed.
16th July,1945.15th October, 1945.
Public Works Contracting76187
Engineering and Construction and Repair of Motor Vehicles. Cycles and Aircraft 1,6112,311
Explosives Manufacture591923
Coal Mining220358
Distributive Trades50120
National Government Service 55197
Local Government Service59121
other Industries and Services311478
2,9734,695

The total excludes 291 Insured men and women on the registers who had been classified as unsuitable for ordinary employment.
OXFORD
Industry.Numbers registered as unemployed.
16th July. 1945.15th October. 1945.
Construction and Repair of Motor Vehicles. Cycles and Aircraft2644
Distributive Trades2122
other Industries and Services8988
136154