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Unemployed Persons

Volume 888: debated on Friday 21 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what were the unemployment rates in England, Scotland and Wales, respectively, in the February of each year since 1964.

Following is the information:

PERCENTAGE RATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT
EnglandScotlandWales
February 19641·74·32·8
February 19651·33·52·7
February 19661·22·82·9
February 19672·13·84·1
February 19682·34·14·2
February 19692·33·84·2
February 19702·44·24·2
February 19712·75·44·2
February 19723·77·05·4
February 19732·85·64·1
February 19742·44·33·7
February 19753·14·74·6