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75th VE Day Anniversary

Wed 06 May 2020

  • One dramatic change has been the cost of living and what money will buy today compared to 1945. Fortunately average earnings have risen steeply too.
  • In the UK in 1945 the average house price was £620, and average earnings were £214 per annum while the average weekly grocery shop cost just £0.45.
  • Prices haven't always followed continuous growth. For example computers cost less today because of the progress of technological innovation.
  • Here's some fun comparisons.

 

 

 

 

 

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