Ministry of Labour Data on Unemployment

Scope and Content

Statistical data from the Ministry of Labour regarding unemployment nationally and regionally. The national data covers Great Britain and is divided into regions. The data refering to the Northern Region is further divided by labour exchangeoffice.

Administrative / Biographical History


The collection has been arranged in two parts: 

  • A. National Data
  • B. Northern Region Data

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

The collection was presented by Durham University Business School before 1980.

Other Finding Aids

Available online at online catalogue

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of material from the collection must be sought in advance from the Sub-Librarian, Special Collections (e-mail and, where appropriate, from the copyright owner. The Library will assistwhere possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.