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Employment Statistics

Volume 14: debated on Tuesday 8 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many people (a) in total, (b) males and (c) females were employed in the United Kingdom in July 1979 and July 1981.

Estimates of total employment are available quarterly, relating to March, June, September and December of each year. The following are seasonally adjusted estimates of the employed labour force in the United Kingdom as at June 1979 and June 1981. The employed labour force comprises employees in employment, the self-employed and Her Majesty's Forces.

Thousands
MaleFemaleAll
June 197915,1879,91025,097
June 198114,0929,30723,399