§ Mr. Marten
asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity what is the average gross income per wage- or salary-earner in the European Economic Community compared with the European Free Trade Association and the United Kingdom at the latest convenient date, expressed in dollars.
§ Mr. Harold Walker
The following figures for the European Economic Community and the United Kingdom which have been extracted from a publication of the European Community Information Service relate to 1967. Corresponding figures for the European Free Trade Association are not available. It should be noted that the figures relate to a period before the changes in 1969 in the parity of the German and French currencies.
Average income per wage or salary-earner $ a year Belgium 3,323 France 3,516 Germany 2,873 Italy 2,415 Luxembourg 3,329 (1965) Netherlands 3,270 Community 2,994 United Kingdom 2,716
regions, respectively; how many vacancies there are in each region for this age group; and what are the comparable figures for each of the last eight years.