§ 12. Mr. C. WILSON
asked the Minister of Labour, for the last available date, the numbers at varying ages of the Sheffield employed and unemployed men, women, boys, and girls?
§ Lieut. - Colonel MUIRHEAD
An analysis by ages of persons registered as unemployed was obtained in November last, and I will, if I may, circulate a statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT giving particulars for Sheffield. I regret that corresponding figures for persons in employment are not available.
§ Following is the statement:
§ The following table shows the numbers of unemployed men and women, in each age group for which particulars were obtained, registered at Employment Exchanges in Sheffield at 4th November, 1935:
|65 years and over||33||2||35|
|Total aged 18 and over.||26,562||3,255||29,817|
§ Corresponding statistics for juveniles under 18 years of age are not available in respect of 4th November, but at 25th November the numbers unemployed, registered at Employment Exchanges in Sheffield, in each age group for which particulars were obtained, were as follows:
|14 and under 16 years.||117||191||308|
|16 and under 18 years.||136||137||273|
|Total aged 14 and under 18 years.||253||328||581|