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Lone Parent Families

Volume 84: debated on Tuesday 22 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will estimate the percentage of households with at least one lone parent family with dependent children as a percentage of all households with dependent children for (i) each Welsh county, and (ii) Wales.

The most recent information at a county level is that collected at the 1981 census and is as follows:

Percentage of households with dependent children* containing at least 1 one-parent family with dependent children
Mid Glamorgan13·3
South Glamorgan15·6
West Glamorgan12·7
* Includes all persons under 16 and those under 25 who are never married and classified as a student at the census.