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United Kingdom

Country Profile

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Major Cities

  1. LONDON
  2. Birmingham
  3. Manchester
  4. West Yorkshire
  5. Glasgow
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Major Languages

  1. English
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Population

  1. 63,047,162
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Currency

  1. British Pound
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Climate

  1. temperate, moderated by prevailing southwest winds over the North Atlantic Current, more than one-half of the days are overcast
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Major religions

  1. Christian
  2. Muslim
  3. Hindu

Immigration Data

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Work Study Visa

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Rate of immigration

  1. 2.59

Tourism

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Key Tourist Attractions

  1. No Information
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Major Festivals

  1. No Information
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Number of Annual Tourists

  1. 29.2 million

Life

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Quality of Life Index

  1. 6.917
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Population with a Higher Education

  1. 2415222
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Cost of Internet Access (USD Per Mbit/s)

  1. 2.00
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Medicare Public/Private

  1. Single Payer
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Average cost of a Higher Education

  1. $15283.33

Annual Economic Facts

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Employment Rate

  1. 81.1%
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Main Industries

  1. machine tools, electric power equipment, automation equipment
  2. railroad equipment, shipbuilding, aircraft, motor vehicles
  3. parts, electronics and communications equipment, metals, chemicals
  4. coal, petroleum, paper and paper products, food processing, textiles
  5. clothing, other consumer goods
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Major Companies

  1. No Information
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Minimum Wage

  1. £6.08 per hour (aged 21 and older), £4.98 per hour (aged 18–20) or £3.68 per hour (under 18 and finished compulsory education)


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