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Unemployed Females

Volume 22: debated on Wednesday 28 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what are the most recent numbers of registered unemployed women in Northern Ireland by counties; what were the figures for the same date in 1979; and what are the respective increases in percentage terms.

Details of the numbers unemployed by individual counties are not available.The number of females registered as unemployed in Northern Ireland on 15 April 1982, the latest date for which information is available, was 33,042, representing a 85ยท8 per cent. increase over the corresponding figure for April 1979, which was 17,785.