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Unemployment

Volume 116: debated on Tuesday 12 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will publish the latest figures available to him of the percentage unemployment rates for each of the 50 regions of the European Community with the worst unemployment rates.

I have been asked to reply.The latest available comparisons of unemployment rates among regions of the European Community, which

April 1979–March 1986April 1986–December 1986
All salesFlatsAll salesFlats
Greater London Council115,19811,079
City of London807761185183
Barking and Dagenham6,04395n.a.n.a.
Barnet3,707815498158
Bexley2,16210422731
Brent11,3131182n.a.n.a.
Bromley4,28843456195
Camden52634911394
Croydon4,209116654259
Ealing13,99714171144129
Enfield3,65648340099
Greenwich2,3491141203115
Hackney156110n.a.n.a.
Hammersmith and Fulham1,682678233151
Haringey1,89823232770
Harrow1,57918119152
Havering4,82930719217
Hillingdon13,5991238n.a.n.a.
Hounslow2,28512821148
Islington18261344n.a.n.a.
Kensington and Chelsea608382127122
Kingston-upon-Thames1,37227210740
Lambeth11,0451220n.a.n.a.
Lewisham11,9861170n.a.n.a.
Merton3,05333734576
Newham12,79410n.a.n.a.
Redbridge12,511132419578
Richmond-upon-Thames1,48233411442
Southwark1,4823771138146
Sutton1,92826822933
Tower Hamlets14921107n.a.n.a.
Waltham Forest12,2261220n.a.n.a.
Wandsworth8,8374,9131,073867
Westminster11,39511,016338272
n.a. = Not available.
1 Incomplete total of sales.

relate to April 1985, are published in "Basic Statistics of the Community", 24th Edition, which is available in the Library.