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Construction Industry

Volume 116: debated on Tuesday 12 May 1987

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asked the Paymaster General how many construction workers were employed in the construction industry in Coventry, the west midlands and nationally at the latest available date, in 1983 and in 1979, respectively.

Estimates for the West Midlands region and Great Britain for the dates in question are :

Employees in employment in the construction industry.
West MidlandsGreat Britain
December 1979101,0001,207,000
December 198389,0001,026,000
December 198695,0001,007,000
Employment estimates for areas smaller then the standard economic regions are produced only for dates when censuses of employment are taken. Censuses were taken in September 1981 and September 1984 but the local area estimates from the 1984 census are not yet available.