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Labour Statistics

Volume 87: debated on Thursday 21 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will publish the unemployment percentage for men and women, respectively, for the Dwyfor area for the most recently available month together with figures for the corresponding month of each of the previous five years.

Rates of unemployment are not calculated for districts, but the numbers of unemployed in Dwyfor were as follows:

October 19851,144522
October 19841,051498
October 1983*898463
* The October 1983 figures are provisional until the new ward-based unemployment series is finalised.
As a result of changes in the unemployment series, comparable figures for earlier years are not available.