Statistical comparisons will be made with Great Britain (change comparison)


Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Agriculture & Land Use

Agriculture & Land Use

How we use the land; crops and farm animals.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.
Roots & Religion

Roots & Religion

Numbers going to church, and the kinds of churches they went to. The different religions of modern Britain.
Political Life

Political Life

Election results, plus information on turn-out.

Preferred Name:
GREAT BRITAIN
Unit Type:
Nation
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10090283
Authorities:
Great Britain Historical GIS Project

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
GREAT BRITAIN Preferred English     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BRITAIN Alternate English     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BRITAIN GREAT Alternate English     Great Britain Historical GIS Project

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
UNITED KINGDOM State     Great Britain Historical GIS Project

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Nation     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SCOTLAND Nation     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WALES Nation     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Great Britain through time | Census tables with data for the Nation, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10090283

Date accessed: 23rd November 2014