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Weekly Earnings

Volume 981: debated on Monday 24 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what has been the level of increase in the average gross weekly earnings of full-time adult employees in Northern Ireland in the last five years.

The information is as follows:

Average weekly wage in:
(a) April 1975£54·70£35·50
(b) April 1979£93·40£61·80
Percentage increase70·8%74·1%
Further details are available from the new earnings survey published in the Northern Ireland

Digest of Statistics.