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Average weekly wage 1929

Average weekly wage 1929

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crankedup

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13,034 posts

147 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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Searched and unable to establish the average weekly workers wage during the period 1928-1929. Can PH help? Say a person in the house building sector.
I need the info' to use as a benchmark of values during this period that associates with my hobby and interests.

Eric Mc

85,734 posts

169 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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In what country?

cuprabob

2,834 posts

118 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Assuiming it's this country have you checked the ONS?

crankedup

Original Poster:

13,034 posts

147 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Sorry, I should have said its the U.K. that is of interest to me.
Checked ONS historical records - no luck there.

ralphrj

1,977 posts

95 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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http://www.wirksworth.org.uk/A04VALUE.htm

Average daily wage in Southern England in 1929 for:

1. Building Craftsman 180 old pence (75 new pence)
2. Building Labourer 138 old pence (57.5 new pence)

Possible that back in 1929 a working week would have been 6 days not 5 like today.
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crankedup

Original Poster:

13,034 posts

147 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Thank you for the perfect link.