HC Deb 25 January 1978 vol 942 c657W
Mr Arnold

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what proportion of the population is under 16 and over 60 and 75 years, respectively, in the North-Western Regional Health Authority; and how this compares with the figures nationally.

Mr. Deakins

The estimated percentages as at mid-1976 are as follows:

North West Regional Health Authority Per cent. England and Wales Per cent.
Persons under 16 25 24
Persons 60 and over 21 20
Persons 75 and over 5 5