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The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.
Letter from Stephen Penneck, dated November 2011
As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking how many public houses there are (a) in Jarrow constituency, (b) in South Tyneside, (c) in the North East and (d) nationally.
Annual statistics on the number of enterprise actives are available from 2002 onwards in the ONS release on Business Demography at:
ONS has no statistics on pubs, however, the following table contains the latest statistics, which show the number of active enterprises, in the constituency of Jarrow, district of South Tyneside, North East region and the UK, classified to public houses/bars.
|Count of active enterprises classified to public houses/bars from 2005 to 2009|
|Jarrow||South Tyneside||North East||United Kingdom|
|Note: The above figures have been rounded to the nearest five, to avoid disclosure|