§ Mr. Hordern
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish, from international sources available to him, the number of persons employed in the motor industries and in the steel industries, for the latest convenient year in the United Kingdom, United States of America, France, West Germany and Japan.
§ Mr. John Fraser
The table below shows the numbers employed in the motor industries and the steel industries in 1973, the latest year for which data is available from international sources. It is regretted that details of the numbers employed in 143W the motor industries in France, West Germany and Japan are not available.
NUMBERS EMPLOYED IN THE MOTOR INDUSTRIES AND THE STEEL INDUSTRIES IN 1973 Motor Industries Steel Industries United Kingdom* 510,000‡ 300,900§ USA 952,900† 521,700 France Not available 146,733 West Germany 225,954 Japan 325,206 Notes: * Annual Census of Employment June 1973. † December 1973. ‡ Minimum list heading 381 of the Standard Industrial Classification. § Minimum list headings 311 and 312 of the Standard Industrial Classification.
UK: DE Gazette August 1974.
- (i) Motor industries: "Employment and Earnings", February 1975, US Department of Labor.
- (ii) Steel industries: "The Iron and Steel Industry in 1973 "OECD.
Other countries: "The Iron and Steel Industry in 1973" OECD.