§ Viscount Brentford
asked Her Majesty's Government:
The number of unemployed aged under 50 in each of the last seven years on 1st October each year.
§ Lord Henley
The information requested is given in the following table:41WA
Unemployed claimants aged under 50 in the UK in October of each year Year Number 1987 2,200,690 1988 1,651,939 1989 1,297,525 1990 1,368,790 1991 2,040,065 1992 2,373,186 1993 2,343,366
1. Claimant unemployment statistics by age are available quarterly, on the unadjusted basis only, for the months of January, April, July and October.
2. The claimant unemployment count usually takes place on the second Thursday of the month.