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Departmental Vehicles

Volume 934: debated on Monday 27 June 1977

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many automobiles are owned by his Department; what they

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT AT MARKET PRICES PER HEAD OF TOTAL POPULATION
Percentage of the average for the Community as a whole
19711972197319741975
Belgium105·6108·6112·3120·3119·7
Luxembourg115·7117·9129· 1136·7117·6
Denmark127·4128·4132·3134·6134·9
France113·2114·1117·3113·2122·0
West Germany124·2127·6135·5137·8131·4
Irish Republic55·456·152·248·547·7
Italy69·067·162·661·659·2
Netherlands100·3104·3109·8115·1113·8
United Kingdom90·185·876·476·278·2

Source: National Accounts ESA Aggregates 1960–75, Statistical Office of the European Communities.

The figures in this publication have been converted to European units of account on the basis of official or market exchange rates, which do not reflect the relative internal purchasing power of the currencies and can thus be very misleading. Estimates on the basis of purchasing power parities are not at present available.

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the gross domestic product per capita in each of the standard regions of the enlarged EEC, expressed as a percentage of the average for the Community as a whole during each of the last five years.

This information is not available on a comparable basis for periods within the last five years. Estimates for 1970 have been published by the Statistical Office of the European Community in "Regional Accounts— Economic Aggregates 1970" (Table 2).