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Earnings

Volume 29: debated on Thursday 28 October 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish a table showing the annual rise in average earnings since 1974.

:The available information from the New Earnings Survey is as follows:

Percentage increase between successive Aprils in average gross weekly earnings of full-time employees whose pay was not affected by absence
Men aged 21and overWomen aged18 and over
1974–7527·438·9
1975–7618·123·4
1976–779·510–3
1977–7813·210·7
1978–7913·711·8
1979–8022·424·8
1980–8113·316·5
1981–829·88·3

Source:New Earnings Survey (complete samples).