HC Deb 22 June 1984 vol 62 c286W
Mr. Ernie Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish the average earnings of employees in Scotland in 1979 and in the latest year; and if he will subdivide the figures into manual and non-manual earnings

Mr. Allan Stewart

The estimated average weekly earnings of full-time employees whose pay was not affected by absence is set out in the table:

Men (aged 21 and over) Women (aged 18 and over)
Manual Non-manual Manual Non-manual
£ £ £ £
April 1979 93.6 113.0 54.3 63.0
April 1983 145.8 196.6 86.4 110.1

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