§ Mr. MAINWARING
asked the Minister of Health what the population of the administrative county of Glamorgan amounted to at the end of the year 1935; 1894W and whether he will give the comparative figures of the number of ordinary relief cases and the amount paid, the number of insured workers and the percentage of unemployed, and the number of extraordinary relief cases dealt with and the amount paid, respectively, for the years 1925 and 1935?
§ Sir K. WOOD
The Registrar-General's estimates of population relate to the middle of each year and the estimated population of the administrative county of Glamorgan in 1935 was 743,800. The average number of persons in receipt of out-relief in the county and the cost of such relief in 1935 were as follow:
The estimated number of insured persons (aged 16 to 64) was 215,380 in July, 1935, and the percentage of unemployed was 37.3. As regards 1925 I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given to him on 7th July.
— Average number. Cost of out-relief. £ Persons not ordinarily engaged in some regular occupation (including dependants). 27,833 453,449 Persons ordinarily engaged in some regular occupation (including dependants). 20,255 327,543