Available Themes

Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?

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These statistics are for the nation, whose boundaries have not changed over the period we cover.

Preferred Name:
UNITED KINGDOM
Unit Type:
Country
Status:
Sovereign State
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10024961
Authorities:
Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Encyclopaedia Britannica 15th ed. (London: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. UK, 1986)

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
UNITED KINGDOM Preferred English     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND Alternate English     United Nations, Member States of the United Nations
826 Code: UN Statistical Division Country ID code English     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
GBR Code: World Bank country code (three letter) English     World Bank, World Bank Indicator Countries

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
had administrative responsibility for GIBRALTAR Dep Country UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
had administrative responsibility for AKROTIRI Dep Country UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
had administrative responsibility for EGYPT Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 204.; Declaration by an individual sovereign state (Declaration to Egypt by His Britannic Majesty's Government)
had administrative responsibility for KENYA Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 390.; Act of the UK Parliament (Kenya Independence Act 1963)
had administrative responsibility for LESOTHO Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 422.; Act of the UK Parliament (Lesotho Independence Act 1966)
had administrative responsibility for MALAWI Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 444.; Act of the UK Parliament (Malawi Independence Act)
had administrative responsibility for MAURITIUS Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 470.; Act of the UK Parliament (Mauritius Independence Act 1968)
had administrative responsibility for NIGERIA Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 530.; Act of the UK Parliament (Nigeria Independence Act)
had administrative responsibility for SEYCHELLES Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 616.; Act of the UK Parliament (Seychelles Act 1976)
had administrative responsibility for SIERRA LEONE Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 618.; Act of the UK Parliament (Sierra Leone Independence Act)
had administrative responsibility for SWAZILAND Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 660.; Act of the UK Parliament (Swaziland Independence Act 1968)
had administrative responsibility for GAMBIA Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 238.; Act of the UK Parliament (Gambia Independence Act 1965)
had administrative responsibility for UGANDA Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 720.; Act of the UK Parliament (Uganda Act 1964)
had administrative responsibility for ZAMBIA Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 800.; Act of the UK Parliament (An Act to make provision for...Zambia, as an independent republic)
had administrative responsibility for BOTSWANA Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 84.; Act of the UK Parliament (Botswana Independence Act of August 3, 1966)
had administrative responsibility for SOUTH AFRICA Dep/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 630.; Act of the UK Parliament (An Act to constitute the Union of South Africa)
had administrative responsibility for SUDAN Joint/Sov Country Blaustein A.P.S. et al, Independence Documents of the World (Dobbs Ferry, New York: Oceana Publications, 1977), p. 652.; International Treaty, agreed between sovereign states (Agreement between the Egyptian Government and the Government of the UK concerning self-government and self-determination for the sudan)
had administrative responsibility for ANGUILLA Dep Country UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
had administrative responsibility for DHEKELIA Dep Country UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
had administrative responsibility for BERMUDA Dep Country UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
had administrative responsibility for BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY Dep Country UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
had administrative responsibility for BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS Dep Country UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
had administrative responsibility for CAYMAN ISLANDS Dep Country UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
had administrative responsibility for FALKLAND ISLANDS Dep Country UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
had administrative responsibility for MONTSERRAT Dep Country UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
had administrative responsibility for PITCAIRN HENDERSON DUCIE AND OENO ISLANDS Dep Country UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
had administrative responsibility for ST HELENA ASCENSION AND TRISTAN DA CUNHA Dep Country UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
had administrative responsibility for SOUTH GEORGIA AND SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS Dep Country UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms
had administrative responsibility for TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS Dep Country UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Geographical Names Index: Country Names and Descriptive Terms

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
EUROPE Continent     United Nations, Statistical Division of the United Nations
NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION World Organization 04 apr 1949   North Atlantic Treaty Organization, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
UNITED NATIONS World Organization 24 Oct 1945   United Nations, Member States of the United Nations
WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION World Organization 01 jan 1995   World Trade Organization, World Trade Organization
COUNCIL OF EUROPE Continental Organization 05 may 1949   Council of Europe, Council of Europe
EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENT AGENCY Continental Organization 1993   European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY Continental Organization 1975   European Space Agency, European Space Agency
EUROPEAN UNION Continental Organization 01 jan 1973   European Commission, EUROPA Gateway to the European Union
ORGANIZATION FOR SECURITY AND CO OPERATION IN EUROPE Continental Organization 25 jun 1973   OSCE, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
THE ISLES Sub-Continent     Great Britain Historical GIS Project

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
1914 was enlarged by gaining part of OTTOMAN EMPIRE Sov Cyprus   Ganse, World History at KMLA (Korean Minjok Leadership Academy)
1922 was reduced to create IRELAND Sov Eire   Ganse, World History at KMLA (Korean Minjok Leadership Academy)
1960 was reduced to create CYPRUS Sov Cyprus   Ganse, World History at KMLA (Korean Minjok Leadership Academy)
1964 was reduced to create MALTA Sov Malta   OPSI or National Archive, Office of Public Sector Information

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ENGLAND AND WALES Dep Country     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
GREAT BRITAIN Dep Country     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
IRELAND Dep Country   1922 Great Britain Historical GIS Project
NORTHERN IRELAND Dep Country 1922   Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SCOTLAND Dep Country     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WALES Dep Country     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
EAST MIDLANDS ENGLAND Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
EAST OF ENGLAND Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
EXTRA REGIO Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
LONDON Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
NORTH EAST ENGLAND Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
NORTHERN IRELAND Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
NORTH WEST ENGLAND Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
SCOTLAND Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
SOUTH EAST ENGLAND Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
SOUTH WEST ENGLAND Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
WALES Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
WEST MIDLANDS ENGLAND Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER Nuts Unit Level 1 1988   European Commission, Eurostat Website: GISCO database
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, the United Kingdom Sov through time | Census tables with data for the Country, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10024961

Date accessed: 22nd September 2017