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The North-West

Volume 986: debated on Monday 16 June 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list in the Official Report the occupations and numbers employed in industry and commerce in the North-West from 1 July 1979 to the latest available date.

EMPLOYEES IN EMPLOYMENT
Thousands
June 1979September 1979December 1979
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing15·917·716·8
Mining and Quarrying13·513·413·3
Food, Drink and Tobacco101·0101·599·9
Coal, Petroleum and Chemical Products105·8105·7105·4
Metal Manufacture20·620·620·1
Engineering and Allied Industries389·5390·0385·3
Textiles, Leather and Clothing175·4174·1168·9
Other Manufacturing179·8179·6177·7
Construction138·7141·0137·9
Gas, Electricity and Water38·739·138·9
Transport and Communication168·6168·6167·8
Distributive Trades329·5328·2336·6
Financial, Professional and Miscellaneous Services804·1801·6805·7
Public Administration and Defence170·4170·0167·8
Total All Industries and Services2,651·32,651·02,642·2