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Barnsley (Unemployment Statistics)

Volume 13: debated on Thursday 26 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many persons were unemployed at May 1979 in the Barnsley travel-to-work area, specifying male and female unemployed; and if he will give the similar figures for May 1980 and May 1981 and the most recent figures to date.

The following is the information. The figures include school leavers and are not seasonally adjusted.

May 19793,6921,4765,168
May 19804,1351,9236,058
May 19817,1323,00510,137
November 1981*8,1483,72411,872
* Provisional.