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People and places : A 2001 Census atlas of the UK - Daniel Dorling

People and places

A 2001 Census atlas of the UK

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Published: 30th June 2004
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People and places: A 2001 Census atlas of the UK provides an at-a-glance guide to social change in the UK at the start of the new millennium. It is the first comprehensive analysis of the 2001 Census and offers unique comparisons with the findings of the previous Census a decade ago. Key features include: an illuminating graphic summary of over 100,000 key demographic statistics; new cartographic projections and techniques used throughout; appendix incorporating rankings for 12 variables by local authority; comparison with the 1991 census to identify national and local trends; up-to-date analysis and discussion of the implications of current trends for future policy. Over 500 full-colour maps covering 125 topics clearly illustrate the state of UK society today and how it is changing. The trends are explained and elaborated upon in the accompanying text. Using population maps in addition to conventional maps, the atlas covers all the major census topics at local authority level. Topics include: changing generations - how different age groups are moving away from each other geographically; changing identities - gender, age and ethnic characteristics; changing ways of living - household composition, health and illness, transport and amenities by geographical location; changing ways of working - patterns of work, unemployment, industry and occupation. This authoritative atlas is essential reading for those interested in the current social geography of the UK, how it has changed and how it appears to be changing, including for planners in local authorities, health authorities and a wide range of statutory and voluntary organisations. It is also an invaluable resource for policy makers, journalists, politicians, students and academics interested in human geography and social change.

"... a compendium of facts that will have anyone interested in policy flipping through, manically, as well as wagging their fingers at their friends demanding 'did you know...?' From the precipitate rise of single living in London, Nottingham and Glasgow to the nation's unshakeable addiction to commuting by car - it is all here." Audacity
"... as handy a reference as they come." Regeneration & Renewal
"... extremely readable and engaging ... People and places is an interesting and visually impressive publication." Environment and Planning A

Introduction and overviewp. 1
Age and sexp. 19
Religion and ethnicityp. 35
Birthplace and migrationp. 59
Qualifications and employmentp. 81
Occupation and industryp. 105
Families and householdsp. 127
Homes and carsp. 155
Conclusionp. 183
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ISBN: 9781861345554
ISBN-10: 1861345550
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 30th June 2004
Publisher: Policy Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.85 x 23.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 1.02