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Labour Statistics, Doncaster

Volume 164: debated on Friday 12 January 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what were the largest 15 categories of employment in the Doncaster area (a) to date, (b) five years ago and (c) 10 years ago; how many were employed in each category; and what percentage of the total work force these represent.

Information about employment in local areas is available only for dates when censuses of employment are taken. The table gives the available information for the Doncaster travel-to-work area from censuses of employment taken in September 19811, September 1984, and September 1981 (latest available).

Classes of the Standard Industrial Classification 1980

September 1981

September 1984

September 1987

Number

Per cent.

2

Number

Per cent

2

Number

Per cent

2

(000s)

(000s)

(000s)

95Medical, other health and veterinary services4·65·05·15·86·07·2
96Other services to the general public1·61·82·22·52·22·6
97Recreational services and other cultural services2·12·5

1 Excludes the self-employed and members of Her Majesty's Forces.

2 Percentage of all industries and services total.

3 Indicates in top fifteen but figures cannot be given without disclosing confidential information relating to individual firms.