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Wales: Personal Debt

Volume 709: debated on Wednesday 25 March 2009

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the average personal debt in Wales in (a) 2006, (b) 2007, (c) 2008, and (d) 2009. [HL1987]

Data on personal debt at the total UK level are provided by the Bank of England. Total personal debt in the UK at the end of 2006 was £1.29 trillion, at the end of 2007 £1.41 trillion, and at the end of 2008 £1.46 trillion. No data are yet available for 2009. Data on average personal debt, or data broken down by countries or regions, are not available.