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National Insurance Fund (Contributors)

Volume 885: debated on Thursday 30 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services

Approximate number of contributors (million)Amount paidmillion)
YearTotalEmployeesSelf-employedEmployeesEmployersSelf-employed
1968–6924·97*23·23*1·528261,01669
1973–7424·47†22·66†1·621,5952,002124
* Excluding about 500,000 contributors paying industrial injuries contributions only, but including about 4·22 million married women and other contributors whose personal flat-rate contribution is for industrial injuries only and for whom the employer pays the full amount.
† Excluding about 1 million contributors paying industrial injuries contributions only, but inculding about 4·42 million married women and other contributors whose personal flat rate contribution is for industrial injuries only and for whom the employer pays the full amount.