HC Deb 20 March 1958 vol 584 cc1397-8
6. Mr. E. L. Mallalieu

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the average per capita income per annum in Nigeria.

The Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies (Mr. John Profumo)

The estimated average per capita income in Nigeria in 1956—the latest year for which figures are available—is £22.

Mr. Mallalieu

Is the hon. Gentleman able to say how the Northern Region compares with other regions in this respect?

Mr. Profumo

Not without notice.