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Volume 892: debated on Wednesday 21 May 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many men between the ages of 20 and 40 years are registered as unemployed in Wales; and what were the corresponding figures for 1972, 1973 and 1974.

Owing to industrial action at local offices of the Employment Service Agency the normal half-year analysis of the unemployed by age is not available for January 1975. The following table shows information for July 1974, July 1973, and July 1972.

Unemployed males aged 20 and under 40 in Wales
July 197216,093
July 197310,716
July 197412,999