Table 2: Women aged 5-9 years in 1981: age at first birth by economic activity in 2001 (when women aged 25-29)
 
Age at first birth
Under 20 years
20-24 years
25-29 years
No children by 2001
Total
Economic activity 2001
%
%
%
%
%
Employed
7
13
8
72
100
Self-employed
6
24
10
60
100
Seeking work/waiting to start job
25
26
6
43
100
Student
14
14
3
69
100
Looking after home
33
44
20
4
100
Sick, retired or other
24
22
6
47
100
All
13
19
10
59
100
Data extracted from ONS Longitudinal Study June 2006