HC Deb 29 November 1990 vol 181 c484W
16. Mr. Pawsey

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what comparable figures he has for the productivity of farms in Britain, France and Germany.

Mr. Curry

Comprehensive comparisons of productivity are not available. As a broad guide, however, Eurostat figures for 1987 to 1989 suggest that gross value added per labour unit averaged some £12,200 in the United Kingdom compared with £10,700 in France and £10,600 in Germany.

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