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Gross Domestic Product

Volume 86: debated on Monday 11 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will estimate the gross domestic product per head of each regional area as a proportion of the south east for (a) 1979 and (b) 1984 or the most recent year for which figures are available.

The data for the gross domestic product per head (at factor cost) of each regional area as a proportion (in percentage terms) of the South East are shown in the table for (a) 1979 and (b) 1983 (the latest available).

19791983
United Kingdom86·784·0
South East100·0100·0
North79·175·3
Yorkshire and Humberside80·676·8
East Midlands83·479·6
East Anglia81·781·6

1979

1983

South West81·180·4
West Midlands82·974·0
North West83·479·0
England88·585·9
Wales74·970·4
Scotland83·181·0
Northern Ireland64·561·2