HC Deb 14 December 1993 vol 234 c560W
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.