United Kingdom Statistics and Information

UK Information

  • England and United Kingdom Capital City: London
  • Scotland Capital City: Edinburgh
  • Wales Capital City: Cardiff
  • Republic Ireland Capital City: Belfast
  • Currency: £ Pound Sterling
  • Continent: Europe
  • Official Language: English
  • Timezone: GMT plus 0–1hr
  • Area: 243,305 sq km – England 130,395; Scotland 78,313; Wales 20,754; Northern Ireland 13,843.

Countries within the United Kingdom

  • England
  • Scotland
  • Wales
  • North Ireland

Population Information

  • Population: 65,648,100 (2016)
  • Unemployment rate: 4.6% (aged 16 and over) (2017)
  • Employment rate: 74.8% (aged 16 to 64) (2017)
  • GDP Per Capita: $42,651 (2016)
  • Tax on personal income: 9.1% of GDP (2015)

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Alternative Names

  • Britannia
  • Anglia
  • Caledonia
  • United Kingdom
  • U.K
  • Albion
  • Cymru
  • Great Britain

UK Degree of urbanization from 2008 to 2018

The unemployment rate in 2019 in the United Kingdom was 3.81%, The unemployment rate in the United Kingdom is much lower than the European Union rate.

Population Information

  • Population: 65,648,100 (2016)
  • Unemployment rate: 4.6% (aged 16 and over) (2017)
  • Employment rate: 74.8% (aged 16 to 64) (2017)
  • GDP Per Capita: $42,651 (2016)
  • Tax on personal income: 9.1% of GDP (2015)
  • Household debt: 152.3 % of disposable income
  • Government debt: 123.2 % of GDP

Population Information

  • Fertility rates: 1.80 (2015)
  • National population distribution: 70.1 (2014)
  • Poverty rate: 0.10 ratio (2013)
  • Poverty gap: 0.306 (2013)
  • Social spending: 21.5% of GDP (2016)
  • Permanent immigrant inflows: 290,956 (2013)
  • Social benefits to households: 13.71 (2016)

British Overseas Territories & Crown dependencies

  • United Kingdom Akrotiri and Dhekelia
  • Anguilla
  • Bermuda
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Falkland Islands
  • Gibraltar
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Guernsey
  • Isle of Man
  • Jersey
  • Montserrat
  • Pitcairn Islands
  • Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
  • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

The National debt of the United kingdom is projected to increase to 2.77 trillion U.S Dollars. In 2018, the national debt in the United Kingdom was about 2.36 trillion U.S. dollars.

Technology & Internet

  • Internet Access: 91.3% of all households (2015)
  • Wireless mobile broadband subscriptions:  91.7 per 100 inhabitants (2016)
  • ICT value added: 7.4% of value added (2011)
  • Gross domestic spending on R&D: 1.7% of GDP (2015)
  • Business use of broadband: 88% (2010)

Production & Consumption

  • Crude oil production: 44 363.4 Thousand toe
  • Infrastructure investment: 13,990,079,912.00 Euros
  • Passenger transport: 693 834.0 Million passenger-kilometers
  • Primary energy supply: 0.07 Toe/1 000 US dollars
  • Electricity generation: 322,406 (2014)
  • Nuclear power plants: 16 (2013)
  • Renewable energy: 13,786.309 (2015)

Education

  • Education spending: $10 669 per student (2013)
  • Mathematics performance (PISA): 498 mean score (2015)
  • Reading performance (PISA): 487 mean score (2015)
  • Science performance (PISA): 510 mean score (2015)
  • Adult education level: 43.50 (2015)

Imports and Exports

  • Import (US$ Thousand): 630,251,057.55
  • Export (US$ Thousand): 466,295,682.75
  • Country Growth (%): -7.48
  • Exports of goods and services (% of GDP): 27.63
  • Imports of goods and services (% of GDP): 29.22
  • Service exports (BoP, current US$): 351,150,006,890
  • Service imports (BoP, current US$): 213,964,748,930

Life expectancy

Life expectancy equals the average number of years a person born in a given country is expected to live if mortality rates at each age were to remain steady in the future.

Life expectancy at birth: average number of years a new-born is expected to live.

Predications

As united kingdom of great Britain leaves the EU, a number of changes will happen, could be good or bad, only the future will tell, however, next few years could see a huge difference.

Between now and 2022 something called ‘Brexit’ will happen

The number of children living in poverty it is likely to grow from 3.7 million today to more than 5 million by 2022.

UK GDP growth is expected to ease in 2017 mainly due to slower consumer spending as rising inflation squeezes household budget.

The Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) predict that by 2022, apprenticeship completions will have contributed £3.4 billion a year to the economy through productivity gains.

Cedefop’s forecasts suggest that by 2023, more than 40% of 30 to 34 year olds will have high level qualifications and account for a significant percentage of the workforce.

The Office for National Statistics estimates that the UK population in 2025 will have risen to around 70 million.

By this point, a massive three million more jobs could have potentially been created in the UK, leading to a total of 37 million jobs.

Growth in financial services jobs will be lower than the average annual jobs growth rate, at just 0.2%.

The Future of united kingdom can change massively depending on the deal with ‘Brexit’

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