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TV Homes Edge Those With Baths in Britain

January 04, 1986|Associated Press

LONDON — Ninety-eight per cent of British households have television sets, slightly more than have indoor bathrooms, a new government handbook says.

"Britain 1986," a 455-page book outlining the country and its 56 million people, was issued Friday by the Central Office of Information.

Comparing the availability of durable goods between 1984 and 1974, the handbook said that the television set is slightly more widespread than indoor baths and toilets, which are found in 97% of households.

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