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A lot of people get confused by different terms for the political or geographic body that includes England; some people will use Great Britain and the U.K. interchangeably. There are, however, some key differences between Britain, Great Britain, the United Kingdom, and England. Great BritainRoman Britannia, or "Britain" The name "Britain" comes? Read more
Cite Population and Employment National Population Unemployment Rate Jobless Households Median Annual Earnings for Full-Time Employees Median Annual Earnings The Gender Pay Gap Marital Status Divorce in the UK Marriage and Divorce Rates First Marriages Miscellaneous Most Popular Baby Names Crime, Births, and? Read more
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Almanac: United Kingdom Countries and Colonies United Kingdom Atlas: United Kingdom England Scotland Wales Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Primer Definition of UK, England, and Britain Overseas Territories of the UK United Kingdom History British and Irish History Geography? Read more
British RoyaltyRead biographies of the royal family, take a look at the royal family tree, and test your knowledge with our quizzes Religious and Secular Holidays, 2011Use Infoplease's calendar, with dates of all the major holidays, to plan for 2011 Time Measurement, Time Zones, and the International Date Line Time measurements are based? Read more
Society and Culture > Calendar & Holidays Related Links Holidays: Frequently Asked Questions National Holidays Around the World Holiday Census Facts In England and Wales there are eight permanent bank and public holidays set by law. Six are bank holidays (New Year's Day, Easter Monday, May Day, Spring Holiday, Late Summer? Read more
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From the Queen's Birthday to Guy Fawkes Day Saint David's Day: 1 March 2008 Each year Saint David's day is celebrated in Wales and by Welsh families around the world St. David's Day Quiz Saint David is the Patron Saint of what country? British Summer TimeIn 1908, the United Kingdom became the first? Read more
Percentages of use of weapons in violent incidents in 2006/07 All violence Domestic Mugging Stranger Acquaintance Wounding Robbery Assault with minor injury Assault with no injury Weapons used 24 13 29 25 26 22 35 10 31 No weapon used 74 87 67 72 74 76 63 89? Read more
Numbers and percentages of violent incidents against men and women by violence category in 2006/07 Number of incidents (thousands) Percentage of incidents by violence type1 Men Women All Men Women All Domestic 93 312 407 6 33 16 Mugging 217 175 392 14 19 16 Stranger 684? Read more
Unemployed persons as a share of the total active population 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Males 9.2 7.6 6.8 6.5 5.9 5.5 5.6 5.5 5.0 5.2 5.7 5.6 Females 6.3 5.8 5.3 5.2 4.8 4.4 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.9 4.9? Read more
Number of crimes recorded by the police in 2005/06 and 2006/07 Crime Number of crimes (thousands) % change 2005/06 2006/07 2005/06 to 2006/07 Violence againt the person (VAP) 1,059.6 1,046.5 -1 Sexual offences 62.1 57.5 -7 Robbery 98.2 101.4 3 Domestic burglary 300.5 292.3 -3 Other? Read more
Estimates in thousands Mid-year United Kingdom Great Britain England and Wales England Wales Scotland Northern Ireland 1995 58,025 56,376 51,272 48,383 2,889 5,104 1,649 1996 58,164 56,503 51,410 48,519 2,891 5,092 1,662 1997 58,314 56,643 51,560 48,665 2,895? Read more
Excluding overtime on adult rates whose pay was unaffected by absence Full-time Part-time All April 2006 £ per hour Men 11.64 6.86 11.15 Women 10.14 7.01 8.67 All 11.03 7.00 9.84 April 2007 £ per hour Men 11.96 7.18 11.48 Women 10.46 7.29 8.97 All 11.34 7.27 10? Read more
Gross annual rates for adults in the same job at least 12 months Men Women All £ thousands April 2006 25.6 19.9 23.4 April 2007 26.3 20.5 24.0 Per cent change 2.7 2.8 2.7 Source: UK Statistics Authority, Web: www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk More from United Kingdom
Per 1,000 persons in the United Kingdom 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Divorces 2.9 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.6 n/a Marriages 5.55 5.39 5.32 5.21 5.13 5.19 10.32 4.94 5.14 9.80 5.231 n/a? Read more
Numbers (thousands) in England and Wales Year All ages Under 20 20–24 25–29 30–34 35–39 40 and over Mean age1 (years) 1995 219.9 36.3 69.7 59.6 37.0 14.4 3.0 26.0 1996 232.7 39.3 71.1 62.3 40.5 16.2 3.2 26.1 1997 238.2 41.1 69.5 63.4 42.2? Read more
Numbers (thousands) in England and Wales Year All ages Under 20 20–24 25–29 30–34 35–39 40 and over Mean age1 (years) 1995 648.1 41.9 130.7 217.4 181.2 65.5 11.3 28.5 1996 649.5 44.7 125.7 211.1 186.4 69.5 12.1 28.6 1997 643.1 46.4 118.6 202.8? Read more