To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list the latest statistics for unemployment in the Durham area for those aged (a) under 18, (b) 18 to 40 and (c) over 40 years.
The information, for the City of Durham parliamentary constituency, is contained in the table and can also be obtained from the NOMIS database system in the Library.
|Unemployed Claimants in the City of Durham January 1992|
|18 to 39||2,360|
|40 and over||1,028|
|1 The figures are on the unadjusted basis.|
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list the number of persons employed (a) in manufacturing industry and (b) in service industries for each year since 1981.
The information relating to employees in employment is shown in the table:
|United Kingdom (Thousands) Seasonally Adjusted|
|September each year||Manufacturing||Services|
September each year
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what estimate he makes for each year since 1979 of (a) the total available work force, namely all those of working age regardless of whether they were in work or not, and (b) the percentage of the population which was not in work regardless of whether they were looking for work.
The available estimates from the labour force survey are given in the following table.
|Population of working age and percentage not in Employment 1979–90|
|Population of working age1Thousands||Percentage not in employment2|
|1 Men aged 16–64 and women aged 16–59.|
|2 Unemployed (on ILO definition) plus economically inactive as a percentage of population of working age.|
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what was the number of (a) men and (b) women registered as unemployed in the Tooting constituency on 18 February.
In January 1992, the latest available date, there were 4,325 men and 1,636 women claimant unemployed in the Tooting parliamentary constituency, on the unadjusted basis. Figures for February 1992 will be released on 19 March 1992.
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what was the number of (a) men and (b) women under the age of 21 years who were registered as unemployed in the London borough of Wandsworth on 18 February.
Unemployment figures by age are only available on a quarterly basis and are based on particular age bands. In January 1992, the latest available date, there were 561 male and 301 female unemployed claimants aged under 20 years in the London borough of Wandsworth.
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many jobs were on offer at each jobcentre in the Leeds metropolitan district in each month since January 1990 showing totals (a) for the Leeds metropolitan district as a whole and (b) for each jobcentre.
The information requested can be obtained from the NOMIS database in the Library.
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what are the numbers of people now registered as unemployed in the Greater London area who have been out of work for periods of up to three months, six months, nine months, one year, two years, three years or longer.
The latest available information, relating to January 1992, is contained in the following table and can also be obtained from the NOMIS database system in the Library.
|Claimant unemployment by duration in Greater London January 19921|
|Duration of unemployment||Number of unemployed|
|Up to 3 months||108,949|
|3 to 6 months||78,186|
|6 to 9 months||54,548|
|9 to 12 months||44,000|
|1 to 2 years||68,019|
|2 to 3 years||17,054|
|Over 3 years||23,288|
|1 Unemployment figures by duration are produced quarterly and are on the unadjusted basis.|