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Labour Statistics

Volume 79: debated on Monday 20 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many people there are in employment in Wales (a) in full-time employment, (b) in part-time employment and (c) in self-employment; and how these figures compare with the position in May 1979.

Comprehensive and comparable information is available only for June each year since, although most of the information is produced on a quarterly basis, in Wales that on self employment is an annual series for June. Separate information is not collected about male part-time employment.

Total employment (excluding HM Forces)
Employees in employment 000sSelf employed 000s
MaleAllFemale part-time
June 1979618415165100
June 1984504397173142