Ian Skinner and Mark Blackmore
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Rising pay across the generations shown in ONS statistics

People who started work in the mid-1990s earn 40% more than those who started in the mid-1970s, according to new official figures from the Office for National Statistics.

It has been collecting employment details of employees who started work in the mid-1970s, 80s and 90s, and measured what they earned from the age of 21 to 39.

However, the younger workers are likely to have worse pensions and have struggled more to buy their own home.

BBC Wales economics correspondent Sarah Dickins reports.

  • 03 Jul 2014
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