asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the percentage of unemployment in each of the EEC countries.
The following table gives the latest information available from international sources:
|RATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE MEMBER STATES OF THE EEC|
|Germany, Federal Republic of||(a)||5·1||January 1975|
|United Kingdom||(a)||3·5||March 1975|
( a) Employment office statistics, i.e., registered unemployed.
( b) Unemployed among insured members of Trade Unions funds.
( c) Compulsory unemployment insurance statistics.
( d) Labour force sample survey.
(1) All countries except United Kingdom: "Europe" (a publication of the European Commission).
(2) United Kingdom: Department of Employment.