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Employed Persons

Volume 941: debated on Wednesday 14 December 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the total number of the working population at the time of the annual census for employment for June 1976 divided into employees and the self-employed.

At June 1976, the total working population of the United Kingdom numbered 26,093,000. It included 22,539,000 employees in employment and 1,886,000 self-employed people with or without employees. The remainder were in Her Majesty's Forces or were registered unemployed.