HC Deb 27 March 1987 vol 113 c282W
Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is the level of average earnings of (a) women and (b) men in Northern Ireland.

Mr. Viggers

The latest information available, as at April 1986, is as follows:

Average gross weekly earnings1 £ Average gross hourly earnings1 P
Women 128.1 311.4
Men 182.2 420.6
1 Earnings relate to full-time employees on adult rates and include overtime.

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