UNITED KINGDOM AT-A-GLANCE

  • GDP (Dec 2013): $2.522 trillion (ranked 6th in the world), GDP Per Capita: $37,950
  • Market Value of Publicly Traded Shares: $3.019 trillion (rank: 5)
  • Inflation (Apr 2015): 0.1%
  • Unemployment Rate (Mar 2015): 5.5%
  • Labor Force (2013): 32.3 million (rank: 20)
  • Population (Dec 2014): 64.3 million, Pop. Growth Rate: 0.54% (rank: 152)
  • Life Expectancy at Birth (2014): 80.4 years (rank: 29)
  • Tax Rates (Jan 2015): Corporate: 23%, Personal Income: 45%
  •  Area: 243,610 sq km, slightly smaller than Oregon

Sources include: imf.org, worldbank.org, cia.gov, ifitweremyhome.com, tradingeconomics.com

 
Country size comparison: United Kingdom v. USA

Country size comparison: United Kingdom v. USA


UNITED KINGDOM VIDEO SUMMARIES

London Stock Exchange and Euronext

Watch as John Lunt summarizes his meeting with Veronica Taylor and Chris French of Euronext in London. (1:36)

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Bank of England 

Watch John Lunt in London, England summarize his findings from the Bank of England. Learn how having a separate central bank and currency has helped England recover from the global financial crisis. (2:21)

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St Paul's Cathedral

John Lunt wraps-up his visit to London standing in front of St Paul's Cathedral. John speaks about his key take-away from his visit to the U.K. (1:54)

Read the London Wrap-Up blog post→


UNITED KINGDOM KEY INDICATORS


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