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Personal Output And Taxation

Volume 975: debated on Tuesday 11 December 1979

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, further to his reply to the hon. Member for Norfolk, North, Official Report, 15 November, c. 756, if he will make a similar comparison between gross domestic product, income

ESTIMATES PER HEAD OF TOTAL POPULATION IN 1977
Gross domestic product*Taxes on personal incomeValue added tax
In local currencies
Italy ('000 lira)3,064214167
Netherlands (Fl)18,8472,2981,391
Belgium (Fr)282,53141,14820,619
Luxembourg (Fr)279,08136,35614,176
Irish Republic (£)1,686164101
Denmark (Kr)54,28211,9304,382
In £ sterling
(a) Based on exchange rates—
Italy1,990139108
Netherlands4,403537325
Belgium4,520658330
Luxembourg4,465582227
Irish Republic1,686164101
Denmark5,1781,138418
(b) Based on purchasing power parities—
Italy1,971138107
Netherlands2,940356216
Belgium2,971453227
Luxembourg3,006400156
Irish Republic1,702164101
Denmark3,242716263
* At market prices.
Source:
GDP—National Accounts ESA Aggregates 1960–77.
Tax data—Revenue Statistics of OECD Member countries 1965–78.