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Employment Statistics

Volume 983: debated on Thursday 24 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will publish a table showing for Wales for 1979, or the most recent year for which figures are available, the total number of males between the ages of 16 and 65 years, and the total number of females aged between 16 and 60 years, together with the corresponding number

June 1979: Thousands
Number in full-time education *343164
Permanently sick or retired
Registered unemployed542680
Employees in employment6024031,005
Population of working age8517841,635
* Estimated.
† Assumed unchanged since 1975.
‡ Not separately distinguished: figures included in " Others " category.