HC Deb 15 May 1985 vol 79 cc162-3W
Mr. Janner

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is his Department's latest estimate of the number of (a) single men and (b) single women, respectively, over the age of 16 years living in the United Kingdom.

Mr. John Patten

The latest estimate relates to 30 June 1983 and is as follows:

Single Men 6,170,000
Single Women 5,090,000