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Gross National Product

Volume 888: debated on Wednesday 19 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if she will publish in the Official Report tables showing the proportion of the GNP on the National Health Service during the years 1964 to 1974.

The information requested is as follows:

Year% of GNP(at factor cost)
19643·8
19654·0
19664·2
19674·4
19684·5
19694·5
19704·7
19714·7
19724·9
19734·8
The figure for 1974 is not yet available.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if she will publish in the Official Report tables showing the proportion of the GNP made available to the National Health Service in (a) the United Kingdom, (b) France, (c) Norway and Sweden, respectively, according to latest available figures.

The information requested is as follows:

countryyearPercentage of GNP (at market prices)
United Kingdom19734·2
France*19695·7
NorwayNot available
Sweden*19696·7
* Figures published by the Social Security Administration of the United States Department of Health, Education and Walfare. Total spending on health services, both private and public, is included.