HC Deb 18 December 1984 vol 70 cc150-1W
Mr. Lofthouse

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the official figure of females over 60 years of age and males over 65 years of age in the United Kingdom.

Mr. John Patten

The estimates for 30 June 1983 are:

Females aged 60 and over 6,793,600
Males aged 65 and over 3,300,000