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Incomes And Production

Volume 888: debated on Monday 10 March 1975

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the United Kingdom estimated disposable income per capita at 1970 prices for the years 1950, 1960, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973 and 1974; and if he will relate by listing alongside, these statistics to volume output in the production industries over the same period.

The following are figures of changes in personal disposable income at constant prices and of changes in industrial production:

ESTIMATES PER HEAD OF POPULATION
Personal disposable income at 1970 pricesIndustrial production
£Index, 1970 = 100
195038762·462·7
196051582·980·1
1970621100·0100·0
1971636102·4100·1
1972677108·9101·7
1973713114·9108·9
1974714*115·0*105·6(105·7*)
* Average of first three quarters, seasonally adjusted, at an equivalent annual rate.