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Population Statistics

Volume 23: debated on Monday 10 May 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many (i) men and (ii) women between 60 and 65 years of age there are in (a) the Northern Region, (b) the North West, (c) Yorkshire and Humberside, (d) Wales and (e) Scotland.

The estimated numbers of people who were resident in these areas on 30 June 1980 are as follows:

Number aged 60–64 years inclusive
Northern region73,60083,000
North-West region151,500175,300
Yorkshire and Humberside region116,600131,000
The figures for England and Wales do not yet take into account the results of the 1981 Census and will therefore be revised and updated in the near future.Mid-1981 estimates for Scotland are available and are: 117,000 males, 139,800 females.