HC Deb 20 December 1983 vol 51 c157W
Q49. Mr. David Atkinson

asked the Prime Minister if she will fmake a statement on the progress of negotiations on the future of Hong Kong.

Single persons or married couples with total incomes: Numbers liable to income tax Total income tax liability As percentage of total income tax due from all persons
millions £ billion per cent.
(a) below £5,000 per year 4.6 2.3 7
(b) below average earnings 11.2 9.9 30
(c) below £10,000 per year 12.5 12.1 37

Average earnings, estimated at £8,900 per annum in 1983–84, are for full-time male workers, all occupations.