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Volume 929: debated on Thursday 7 April 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish in

ENGINEERING AND RELATED INDUSTRIES* (excluding shipbuilding and ship repairing)—Managerial, professional, administrative, technical etc. occupations16,46014,01015,270
Craft occupations80,13072,43074,410
Other occupations1030
All occupations in engineering and related industries*136,250118,95096,60086,44089,710
ALL OTHER MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES (including shipbuilding and ship repairing)71,80061,95058,90053,15065,590
ALL MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES208,050186,900155,500139,590155,300
* Includes Mechanical, Instrument, Electrical and Marine engineering and Vehicle and other metal goods manufacture (Orders VII, VIII, IX, XI, XII and Minimum List Heading 370.2 of the Standard Industrial Classification 1968).
The figures include student and craft apprentices whether indentured or not and also young persons serving a probationary period before the apprenticeship formally starts.