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Pensioners

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 8 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many (a) female and (b) male pensioners there are in each parliamentary constituency in Wales. (97978)

The information requested is in the following table:

Parliamentary constituencies

Male

Female

Aberavon

5,110

8,330

Alyn and Deeside

5,330

8,790

Blaenau Gwent

4,970

8,400

Brecon and Radnorshire

6,490

10,140

Bridgend

6,290

10,440

Caernarfon

4,960

8,520

Caerphilly

5,690

9,450

Cardiff, Central

3,700

6,190

Cardiff, North

5,730

9,960

Cardiff, South and Penarth

5,680

9,110

Cardiff, West

4,710

8,120

Carmarthen, East and Dinefwr

6,340

10,120

Camarthen, West and South Pembrokeshire

6,490

10,490

Ceredigion

6,130

9,670

Clwyd, South

5,070

8,440

Clwyd, West

6,710

11,120

Conwy

5,950

10,120

Cynon Valley

4,430

7,720

Delyn

5,210

8,470

Gower

6,570

10,780

Islwyn

4,740

7,910

Llanelli

6,290

10,350

Meirionnydd Nant Conwy

3,980

6,460

Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney

5,000

8,330

Monmouth

7,070

11,790

Montgomeryshire

5,220

7,960

Neath

5,520

9,320

Newport, East

5,180

8,190

Newport, West

5,690

9,580

Ogmore

4,590

7,590

Pontypridd

5,710

9,610

Preseli Pembrokeshire

6,290

10,000

Rhondda

5,340

9,020

Swansea, East

5,200

8,450

Swansea, West

5,850

9,550

Torfaen

5,390

9,100

Vale of Clwyd

6,120

10,170

Vale of Glamorgan

6,950

11,360

Wrexham

4,600

7,950

Notes: 1. Figures are as at February, 2006 and have been rounded to the nearest 10 with extra built-in protection to protect identity. 2. Parliamentary constituencies are assigned by matching postcodes against the relevant Office for National Statistics postcode directory. Source: DWP Information Directorate: Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study (WPLS) 100 per cent. data.