Statistics.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons at on 30 April 1929.

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Photo of Mr Martin Connolly Mr Martin Connolly , Newcastle upon Tyne East

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asked the Minister of Labour if he can give the figures for the incidence of unemployment in the following trades for each month commencing

NUMBERS and PERCENTAGES of INSURED PERSONS classified as belonging to certain industries recorded as unemployed in Great Britain, January, 1928 to March, 1929.
Date.Shipbuilding and ship-repairing.Pig Iron.Steel melting and iron-pudding furnaces, iron and steel rolling mills and forges.Coal Mining.Canal, river, dock and harbour service.
1928.Number.Per cent.Number.Per cent.Number.Per cent.Number.Per cent.Number.Per cent.
23rd Jan.38,31719.63,79316.238,40220.4211,18318.143,41425.9
20th Feb.39,31820.13,31414.236,21119.3215,44218.546,38927.7
26th Mar.42,49421.73,41214.638,15420.3200,03217.247,57528.4
23rd Apr.44,14522.53,27614.039,80121.2208,89117.950,29330.0
21st May46,05223.53,08513.238,57120.5245,59021.153,75832.1
25th June51,47226.33,59315.438,50420.5299,44925.752,86031.6
23rd July52,98727.74,69321.243,49324.4324,93229.153,93632.2
20th Aug.52,92227.74,40719.943,50924.4296,48026.652,45231.3
24th Sept.58,46630.64,29219.439,28122.0251,08022.553,74132.1
22nd Oct.63,71133.33,62216.440,21222.5280,01025.152,65731.5
20th Nov.62,66732.73,91717.740,42622.6282,29325.354,32532.4
17th Dec.58,26530.44,22419.135,33719.8212,98419.151,14230.5
1929.
21st Jan.53,32327.94,13618.736,11520.2213,21419.152,10431.1
25th Feb.49,99826.13,57216.135,33419.8170,43515.355,65633.2
25th Mar.47,69824.92,77812.531,37017.6147,53413.252,84931.6