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Bournemouth

Volume 894: debated on Thursday 26 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment (1) what is the total number of unemployed males and females in the Bournemouth, East parliamentary constituency currenly notified to his Department; and what were the comparable figure for the nearest convenient date in each year from 1970 to 1974, inclusive;

Bournemouth
Notified vacancies remaining unfilled
UnemployedEmployment OfficeCareers Office
MalesFemalesMalesFemalesMalesFemales
June 19752,5963974414792547
June 19741,106150633695254309
June 19731,114203728826282361
June 19721,768249418588114155
June 19711,55019636458194204
June 19701,345251353564148162
Because of possible duplication the vacancy figures for Employment Offices and Careers Offices should not be added together.

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the proportion of persons of working age presently unemployed in Bournemouth; what were

PERCENTAGE RATE OF UNEMPLOYMENT*
Bournemouth Travel-to-work AreaSouth East and South West RegionsGreat Britain
June 19754·92·73·7
June 19742·21·52·3
June 19732·11·52·4
June 19723·52·13·4
June 19713·32·03·1
June 19702·91·62·3
* The unemployed expressed as a percentage of the estimated number of employees (employed and unemployed).