Expatriation and Immigration in the U.K.

Overview by Globlatrade.net:

Capital: London


Total Population: 61,838,154
Annual Growth Rate: 0.7%
Density: 254 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 89.7%
Population of main cities including suburbs: London (12,300,000); Birmingham (2,550,000); Glasgow (1,420,000); Liverpool (1,330,000); Leeds (2,125,000).
Ethnic Origins: White (of which English 83.6%, Scottish 8.6%, Welsh 4.9%, Northern Irish 2.9%) 92.1%, black 2%, Indian 1.8%, Pakistani 1.3%, mixed 1.2%, other 1.6% (2001 census).
Official Language: English. Welsh in Wales.
Other Languages Spoken: Welsh in Wales.
Business Language(s): Yes.
Religion: Anglicans 46.3%
Catholics 21.5%
Muslims - Sunni 10.8%
Sikhs 4.2%
Protestants 2.6%
Hindus 1.4%
Jewish 1.3%
Others 11.9%.

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In London

Exchange Rate on

: National Currency:
British Pound (GBP)

Country Overview

Area: 243,610 km²
Type of State: United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy based on parliamentary democracy. It is divided into four parts called constituent countries that are: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.UK is a unitary state with partial devolution of power in Scotland, Wales, and in Northern Ireland.
Type of Economy: High-income economy, OECD member, G8 member.
Second greatest financial market in the world. The country has been hardly hit by the economic crisis and the economy shows a high public deficit.
HDI*: 0.849/1
HDI (World Rank): 26/169

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.


Telephone Code:
To Make a Call From the United Kingdom, Dial 00
To Make a Call to the United Kingdom, Dial +44
Internet Suffix: .uk
Computers: 80.2 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 54.2 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 79.6 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Imports of Goods (million USD) 601,424 622,897 632,975 482,852 557,530
Exports of Goods (million USD) 448,653 439,091 459,666 352,873 404,700
Imports of Services (million USD) 170,273 196,212 194,715 157,501 156,387
Exports of Services (million USD) 232,289 283,611 282,237 228,256 227,201

Source: WTO - World Trade Organization


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