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Labour Statistics

Volume 76: debated on Wednesday 3 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will publish in the Official Report the number of long-term youth unemployed in each year since 1979 to the latest date.

[pursuant to his reply, 1 April 1985, c. 484]: The following table shows the number of young people aged 16 to 17 who had been unemployed for more than one year in Northern Ireland at April of each year since 1979 and at February 1985.


April 1979353
April 1980219
April 1981603
April 1982483
April 1983498
April 1984481
February 1985472