United Kingdom Presentation Notes - Introduction The United...

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Introduction: - The United Kingdom is composed of four different countries: England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. - Developed set of countries Population and Economy - Population is over 66 million - Distribution: 84% England, 8% Scotland, Whales 5%, Northern Ireland 3% - Spike in births around WW2 - Grown over ½ million people since 2014 - Low fertility rate in 1970’s translate to a lot less people in their 40’s - Free-market economy - GDP per capita is over $44,000 US dollars making it in the top 15% of the world - Seventh largest GDP- $3.02 trillion Energy - Electricity - Environmental Impact - Life expectancy has increased - UK government has enacted policies including lowering carbon emissions and water conservation - All companies are mandated to disclose their carbon emissions in an annual report and

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