HC Deb 28 July 1976 vol 916 c267W
Mr. John Moore

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what information he has regarding the average age of (a) males and (b) females, of those married couples purchasing a first home in each year since 1945; and if he will publish it.

Mr. Armstrong

The available information is that for first-time purchasers obtaining building society mortgages, the average age of sole or first-named applicants was 30 in each of the years 1969 to 1974, and 29 in 1975.

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