Population of main metropolitan areas:
London (9,047,600); Birmingham (1,160,300); Glasgow (630,000); Liverpool (586,900); Bristol (577,300); Manchester (563,600); Sheffield (552,200); Leeds (511,200); Edinburgh (504,100); Leicester (472,600)
European origin (about 87%), African origin (about 3%), Indian (about 3%), Pakistani (about 2%), mixed (about 2%) and other origin (about 3%). (Office of National Statistics
English. Welsh in Wales.
Other Languages Spoken:
Scots and Scottish Gaelic in Scotland, Irish Gaelic in Northern Ireland
Muslims - Sunni 10.8%
It is %T:%M %A In London
Exchange Rate on
National Currency: British Pound (GBP)
Type of State:
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy based on parliamentary democracy. It is divided into four parts called constituent countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The UK is a unitary state with partial devolution of power in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
Type of Economy:
High-income economy, OECD member, G8 member..
Second greatest financial market in the world. The country was hard hit by the economic crisis, but is recovering.
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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80.2 per 100 Inhabitants
52.6 per 100 Inhabitants
87.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
100% of the Population
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