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Economic Activity Rates

Volume 983: debated on Friday 25 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will publish the latest figures which are available to show the activity rates for men and women, respectively, for each of the eight counties in Wales.

The latest reliable information on economic activity rates by county relates to 1971 and is contained in the following table:

ECONOMIC ACTIVITY RATES
Malespercentages Females
Clwyd78·334·6
Dyfed76·532·1
Gwent80·637·2
Gwynedd74·231·6
Mid Glamorgan78·935·9
Powys77·935·9
South Glamorgan79·240·3
West Glamorgan79·535·9

Source: 1971 Census of Population.