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Life in the Uk Points

Life in the Uk Points

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LIFE IN THE UK - CHAPTER 2 - POINTS TO REMEMBER
16TH AND 18TH CENTURIES - HUGUENOTS (FRENCH PROTESTANTS) CAME TO BRITAIN TO ESCAPE RELIGIOUS PERSECUTIONMID 1840s IRISH MIGRATED DUE TO FAMINE IN IRELAND1880 - 1910 - JEWISH TO ESCAPE RACIST ATTACKS BY RUSSIAN EMPIRE (POLAND, UKRAINE & BELARUS)1948 - WEST INDIES WERE INVITED FOR RECONSTRUCTION1950s - WEST INDIES FOR BUS DRIVERS1950s - AGENTS WERE SENT TO INDIA AND PAKISTANMIGRATION FELL IN 1960s AND EARLY 1970s - MIGRATION RESTRICTION LAW PASSEDIMMIGRANTS FM AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND AND CANADA CAME DURING THIS PERIOD1972 - INDIANS FROM UGANDA - 28,0001970s - VIETNAM1979 - MORE THAN 25,000 REFUGEES FROM SOUTH EAST ASIA1980s - US, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AFRICA AND NEW ZEALAND1990s - SOVIET UNIONUNTIL 1857 WOMEN HAD NO RIGHT TO DIVORCE HER HUSBANDUNTIL 1882 WOMAN EARNINGS, PROPERTY AND MONEY BELONGED TO HER HUSBAND1918 (END OF WW I) WOMEN OVER 30 RIGHT TO VOTE1928 - WOMEN RIGHT TO VOTE AT 21WOMEN51% OF POPULATION TODAY THREE-QUARTERS OF WOMEN WITH SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN ARE IN PAID WORK AVG HOURLY PAY FOR WOMEN IS 20% LESS THAN MEN15M CHILDREN AND YOUNG AGE UP TO AGE 19. ONE-QUARTER OF UK POPULATION.65% OF CHILDREN LIVE WITH BOTH BIRTH PARENTS25% LIVE IN LONE-PARENT FAMILIES10% LIVE WITH A STEP FAMILY7, 11 AND 14 - NATIONAL TESTS - ENGLANDPRIMARY SCHOOL STAGESENGLAND/WALES5 TO 11SCOTLAND5 TO 12N IRELAND4 TO 11
 
ONE IN THREE GO ON TO HIGHER EDUCATION2 M CHILDREN ARE AT WORK AT ONE TIMEAGE OF VOTING - 181 IN 5 FIRST-TIME VOTERS USED THEIR VOTE86% TAKE PART IN COMMUNITY EVENTS50% TAKE PART IN FUND-RAISING FOR CHARITY
 
LIFE IN THE UK - CHAPTER 3 - POINTS TO REMEMBER
NORTH COAST OF SCOTLAND TO SOUTH COAST OF ENGLAND = 600M/1000KMPOPULATIONLONGEST DISTANCE NORTH TO SOUTH-WEST = 870 Miles / 1400KMUK - 2005Mln%2001 CensusDISTANCE TO COAST = 70 Miles / 120 kmENGLAND50.184%49.1LONGEST DISTANCE EAST TO WEST = 320 Miles / 500 kmSCOTLAND5.18%DIALECTS OF ENGLANDWALES2.95%GEORDIETYNESIDEN IRELAND1.73%SCOUSELIVERPOOL59.8100%COCKNEYLONDONPOPULATION GROWTH SINCE 19717.70%GAELICWALESPOPULATION GROWTH SINCE 195117%GAELIC ALSO SPOKEN IN HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS OF SCOTLANDETHNIC DIVERSITY7.9% TO 8.3% OF UKULSTER SCOTSN IRELANDHALF OF THESE WERE BORN IN UK RELIGION - 2001%UK - 2001Mln%CHRISTIAN (10% R CATHOLIC)71.6%WHITE54.292.0%MUSLIM2.7%MIXED0.71.2%HINDU1.0%INDIAN1.11.8%SIKH0.6%PAKISTANI0.71.3%JEWISH0.5%BANGLADESHI0.30.5%BUDDHIST0.3%OTHER ASIAN0.20.4%OTHER0.3%BLACK CARIBBEAN0.61.0%
TOTAL77.0%
BLACK AFRICAN0.50.8%NO RELIGION15.5%BLACK OTHER0.10.2%NOT STATED7.3%CHINESE0.20.4%TOTAL99.8%OTHERS0.20.4% TOTAL58.8100.0%CHURCH OF ENGLAND = ANGLICAN CHURCH / EPISCOPAL CHURCHCHURCH OF SCOTLAND = KIRK SPIRITUAL LEADER OF COE IS ARCHBISHOP OF CANTEBURY45% OF ETHNIC MINORITY LIVE IN LONDONCHURCH OF SCOTLAND IS PREBYTERIALETHNIC % IN UK BY COUNTRYENGLAND9%SCOTLAND2%WALES2%ST DAVID - WALES1-MarN IRELAND< 1%ST PATRICK - N IRELAND17-MarHOLIDAYST GEORGE - ENGLAND23-AprVALENTINE'S DAY14-FebST ANDREW - SCOTLAND30-NovAPRIL FOOL'S DAY1-AprPATRON SAINTS' DAYS -
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