Department for Transport written question – answered on 11th June 2018.

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Photo of Karl Turner Karl Turner Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to Table SFR0302 of his Department's statistical release, Seafarers in the UK Shipping Industry: 2017, published on 30 May 2018, what the average age is of (a) female and (b) male Ratings working at sea.

Photo of Nusrat Ghani Nusrat Ghani Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport), Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)

Based on the latest statistics, which relate to the end of June 2017, the average age of UK ratings active at sea and employed by members of the UK Chamber of Shipping was 33 for female ratings and 45 for male ratings.

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