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Housing And Construction

Volume 79: debated on Monday 20 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what percentage of annual gross domestic fixed capital formation was represented by investment in the housing and construction sector in each of the last 10 years for which figures are available.

The percentages of gross domestic fixed capital formation (at current prices) accounted for by dwellings and other new buildings and works, including transfer costs of land and buildings, in each of the ten years to 1984 for the United Kingdom are as follows:

YearPer cent.
197559·1
197657·0
197752·5
197850·4
197950·6
198052·7
198153·9
198254·0
198353·6
198453·0