Mr. William O'Brien
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people of pensionable age were living in Northern Ireland during 1991, 1992 and 1993; what percentage they represent of the overall. population in Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Ancram
The information, taken from the provisional 1991 and 1992 mid-year estimates of population, is as follows:
Numbers Per cent. 1991 239,600 15 1992 241,600 15
Comparable data for 1993 are not yet available.