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Business And Professional Sector

Volume 19: debated on Tuesday 2 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the number of people employed in the business and professional sector in the last month for which figures are available; and how this compares with 10 years previously.

The following is the available information:

Employees in Employment*, Great Britain (per thousand)
Insurance, banking, finance and business servicesProfessional and scientific services
June 19719632,916
June 19811,2133,586
September 19811,2203,532
* Not seasonally adjusted.
Includes education and health services.