HC Deb 21 May 1924 vol 173 cc2207-8W

asked the Minister of Labour what were the unemployment figures in the United Kingdom in each week in the present year?


The numbers on the registers of Employment Exchanges in Great Britain in each week of 1924 are shown in the following table:—

Date, 1924. Number on registers.
7th January 1,267,675
14th January 1,255,919
21st January 1,251,822
28th January 1,320,518
4th February 1,248,475
11th February 1,188,673
18th February 1,160,067
25th February 1,154,504
3rd March 1,134,742
10th March 1,113,825
17th March 1,094,111
24th March 1,063,519
31st March 1,058,273
7th April 1,044,246
14th April 1,039,187
21st April 1,050,546
28th April 1,047,780
5th May 1,040,660
12th May 1,026,100
Figures for the United Kingdom are not available, but figures for Great Britain and Northern Ireland could be given if desired.

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