HC Deb 03 July 1985 vol 82 c179W
Dr. Glyn

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the latest estimate of the number of (a) men over 65 years of age and (b) women over 60 years of age; and how these figures compare with the current estimate for the total numbers who are currently paying national insurance contributions.

Mr. Whitney

The latest comparable information covering the United Kingdom is for 1983, as follows:

National Insurance contributors 23.4
Resident population estimates:
Men (65 and over) 3.3
Women (60 and over) 6.8

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