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Labour Statistics

Volume 86: debated on Thursday 14 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales (1) how many jobs in Wales have been created in (a) the service sector, (b) the public sector, (c) the manufacturing sector and (d) the private sector so far in 1985;(2) how many Welsh jobs have been lost in

(a) service industries, (b) manufacturing industries, (c) private sector and (d) public sector so far in 1985.

Information is not available in the form requested, but data on net changes in the numbers of employee in employment are provided in the Department of Employment's quarterly estimate series. These do not distinguish between public and private sector employment, but the manufacturing and service industry figure are as follows:

Staffed beds allocated

The available information relates to 31 March. Figures for 31 March 1979 to 1984 are given in the table and include places provided by other registered premises or persons as well as facilities provided by the local authorities.

December 1984June 1985
Manufacturing industries207204
Service industries576583