HC Deb 15 June 1981 vol 6 cc255-6W
Mr. Hordern

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish a table showing the number of people aged 19 years or less who are, or were, unemployed at the latest convenient date for six months, one year and two years, for each of the last five years.

Mr. Peter Morrison

The detailed information required is available only from 1979 and is given in the following table at April each year for Great Bitain.

Numbers unemployed aged 19 years and under
Over 26 and up to 52 weeks Over 52 and up to 104 weeks Over 104 weeks
April 1979 35,437 15,315 2,991
April 1980 38,163 11,558 2,016
April 1981 (latest available) 100,605 27,739 2,434