§ Chris Ruane
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the level of unemployment was of(a) white and (b) non-white people in Bradford in 2001. 1050W
§ Mr. Nicholas Brown
The information is in the table:
ILO unemployment Working age aILO unemployment(percentage) Overall 18,626 8.3 Non-white 7,753 22.4 White 10,873 5.7
1. The figures are for the Bradford city council area.
2. ILO unemployment measures the number of people who are out of work, want a job, have actively sought work in the last four weeks and are available to start work in the next two weeks or who are out of work, have found a job and are waiting to start it in the next two weeks.
3. The ILO data are extracted from the Annual Local Area Labour Force Survey for 2000–01 and are the latest available.
4. The figures for white ILO unemployment and the white ILO unemployment rate are calculated as the difference between the `overall' and 'non-white' figures.