United Kingdom Basic Facts  

 
  UNITED KINGDOM

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Population 2009 ..................................................61,113,205
GDP per capita 2008 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 36,600
GDP 2008 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 2,231
Unemployment.....................................................................5.5%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... .3
Labor force (%) ....... .3

Total Area...................................................................94,247 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 89
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 77
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 6
Access to safe water (% of population) ....................................100
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 1