HC Deb 16 December 1982 vol 34 cc215-6W
Mr. Pitt

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the latest available breakdown of the total number of unemployed people registered at the borough office, Southwark in terms of the Standard Industrial Classification.

Mr. Alison

The following table gives for May 1982, the last date for which an industrial analysis was made, the numbers of people registered as unemployed—old basis—at the borough jobcentre analysed by the 1968 standard industrial classification orders. The information relates to the industries in which the unemployed persons last worked.

Standard Industrial Classification, 1968
Agriculture, forestry, fishing 8
Mining and quarrying 1
Food, drink and tobacco 145
Coal and petroleum products 5
Chemicals and allied industries 24
Metal manufacture 16
Mechanical engineering 61
Instrument engineering 16

Electrical engineering 39
Shipbuilding and marine engineering 1
Vehicles 17
Metal goods not elsewhere specified 58
Textiles 20
Leather, leather goods and fur 21
Clothing and footwear 52
Bricks, pottery, glass, cement, etc. 11
Timber, furniture, etc. 50
Paper, printing and publishing 139
Other manufacturing industries 39
Construction 874
Gas, electricity and water 23
Transport and communication 242
Distributive trades 537
Insurance, banking, finance and business services 289
Professional and scientific services 166
Miscellaneous services 841
Public administration and defence 263
Not classified by industry (including school leavers) 1,412
Total 5,370

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