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Household Incomes

Volume 12: debated on Monday 9 November 1981

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give the most up-to-date available figures for (a) average household income and (b) average household income for council tenants.

The average gross normal income recorded in the family expenditure survey in 1979 for households in England was £116 per week. For households in local authority housing the average was £94 per week. Information from the 1980 survey is not yet available.