HC Deb 21 December 1982 vol 34 cc464-5W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what are the latest unemployment rates and numbers of unemployed men, women and young persons, respectively, for the Caernarvon-Bangor travel-to-work area and for the Pwllheli-Porthmadog travel-to-work area; and on that date how many job vacancies there were in both of those areas.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

The latest information available in the form requested and on a consistent basis relates to October 1982 when the figures were as follows:

Travel-to-Work Area Males Per cent. Females Per cent. Young Persons (aged under 20 included in cols. 1 and 3) Vacancies Unfilled on 8 October 1982
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
Caernarfon 3,072 22.0 1,057 12.3 685 163 5
Pwllheli 1,063 20.4 509 13.5 243 58 3

(6) At jobcentres/employment offices.

(7) At careers offices.

Note: Vacancy statistics are not a measure of the total number of vacancies in the economy; the figures relate only to notified vacancies remaining unfilled on the day of the monthly count.