HC Deb 04 May 1983 vol 42 c69W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will publish a table in the Official Report showing total industrial investment in the United Kingdom as a proportion of gross national product for 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977 and the latest available year.

Mr. Butcher

Total investment in the United Kingdom in the industries covered by the index of industrial production*, including assets leased from the service industries, expressed as a percentage of gross national product is as follows:

Year Percentage
1962 6.9
1967 7.0
1972 5.0
1977 6.5
1982 5.3
* Orders II-XXI, Standard Industrial Classification (Revised 1968.).