If the economy had maintained its 1997-2007 course, an hour's work would be worth 17.9% more than it is
Constant price GDP per hour worked, actual and projections, 1997 to 2015
UK 1997-2007
If the pre-crisis trend had continued in the UK
UK Post-crisis outcome
G7 excluding UK
G7 excluding UK Projection
80
90
100
110
120
1997
2001
2005
2009
2013