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Unemployment Statistics

Volume 32: debated on Thursday 25 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will give for the latest and most convenient stated date the numbers of unemployed in Newham, on a basis of youths, females and men; and if he will give comparative figures for each quarter from May 1979.

The following table gives the numbers registered as unemployed for the groups specified at each quarter month from April 1979. Comprehensive figures for youth unemployment are calculated quarterly for January, April, July and October. The figures relate to the area covered by the East Ham, Plaistow and Stratford employment offices, which corresponds closely to Newham.

MaleFemaleAged under 18 years (included in previous columns)
April 19794,4531,204305
July 19794,3891,5721,017
October 19794,2121,370497
January 19804,4901,405387
April 19804,6641,486411
July 19805,8522,3441,358
October 19806,6592,557981
January 19817,9372,758858
April 19818,5402,891763
July 19819,6823,4731,479
October 198110,6593,8041,705
January 198210,8313,3951,237
April 198210,8443,377861
July 198211,3163,8861,275
October 198211,8224,2161,297