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Interactive Content

Graphs and maps are a great way of making statistics memorable and meaningful. 'A picture paints a thousand words', making a well-designed graph or map an excellent way to share a statistical story. The graphs and maps on this page include interactivity and animation, allowing you to engage with ONS data and explore what is important for you. Unless otherwise stated, the graphics are in Adobe Flash format (version 9 or above). If you cannot see the content, please ensure you install the latest version for your device from http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/.

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  • England and Wales Population Pyramid (opens new window)

    This interactive, animated graphic shows how the age structure of England and Wales has changed in the past and how it is projected to change in the future, using the latest official population estimates and projections data.

  • UK National Population Projections (opens new window)

    An animated population pyramid graphic that allows you to compare different national population projections with each other. In addition to the principal (main) projection, the variant projections available for comparison are based on alternative assumptions of future fertility, mortality and migration. Animation makes it easier to see the impact of the differing assumptions on future population structures.

  • Subnational Population Estimates and Projections (opens new window)

    How does the structure of the population vary across the UK? Using the latest population estimates and projections data, this interactive graph allows you to compare national, regional and local populations in terms of size and structure. Animation is used to overlay the graphs for easier comparison as well as visualising changes over time.

  • Animated Map of Ageing in the UK (opens new window)

    An interactive mapping tool which allows you to analyse the age structure of the population at the local authority level more easily. You can see how the population has aged over time and is projected to continue to age by selecting from a list of indicators of population ageing, such as median age. Animating the map brings the data to life.

  • Claimant's of Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) in the UK (opens new window)

    This animated map allows users to see how the number and distribution of JSA claimants has changed over time. Options allow you to view data for just males or females, those aged 18-24, and those who have been claiming JSA for over 12 months.

  • Animated Graph of Unemployment Rate by Region (opens new window)

    How does the unemployment rate vary across the regions of the UK? And how has it changed over time? Investigate the latest unemployment rate data in the UK using this interactive graph.

  • Animated Map of Life Expectancy in the UK (opens new window)

    An animated map which illustrates changing life expectancy across the UK for males and females. Interacting with the map allows you to see how a particular area compares with the UK as a whole.

  • Animated Map of Mortality in England and Wales (opens new window)

    This interactive mapping tool allows you to analyse trends in mortality at the local area level more easily. You can see how mortality rates across England and Wales have changed over time.

  • Animated Map of Fertility in England and Wales (opens new window)

    This interactive mapping tool allows you to analyse trends in fertility at the local area level more easily. You can see how fertility rates have changed in England and Wales over time and compare any local authority with the overall national picture.

  • Top 100 Baby Names in England and Wales (opens new window)

    Naming your baby can be a difficult task. Should you pick something traditional? Should you name your child after someone famous or someone in your family? Changes in the popularity of baby names can often reflect changes in culture and map the rise and fall of iconic personalities of the day. These baby name statistics are derived from the annual births dataset which includes all live births occurring in England and Wales in each year.

  • Employment in the Railway Industry (opens new window)

    The 1851 Census was the first to include detailed classifications of the population by age and occupation and has since provided a benchmark to track the impact of the railways on people and places throughout England and Wales. This interactive graph takes you through the story of the Railway Industry as recorded by the census.

  • Snapshots from the Census Years (opens new window)

    This interactive census timeline brings to life how sensitive the size and structure of population is to major events and social change. You’ll see how pandemics, medical breakthroughs, wars and social change have shaped, and continue to shape, the population of England and Wales.

  • Personal Inflation Calculator (opens new window)

    This interactive application allows you to enter your own spending patterns to generate a personal inflation figure. (Note - requires an SVG-enabled web browser, such as Firefox, Safari or Chrome)

  • Commuting Map of Greater London (opens new window)

    Census data can help us understand the massive daily migrations between where people live and where they work. This experimental map uses flow mapping techniques to visualise commuter movements within Greater London. Based on 2001 Census data, requires an SVG-enabled web browser (e.g. Firefox, Safari, Chrome).

  • GoogleMaps Small Area Income Estimates link (opens new window)

    This interactive map provides income estimates for small areas (Middle Layer Super Output Level). The drop down box allows you to compare different measures of income, whilst the search facility allows you to find an area of interest and explore the pattern in the surrounding area. Clicking on a particular area allows you to display the estimated income for all income measures.

  • GoogleMaps Rural Urban Definition (opens new window)

    This interactive map provides an illustration of the Rural Urban Definition at the Middle Layer Super Output Level. The drop down box allows you to explore different levels of the classification, whilst the search facility allows you to find an area of interest. Clicking on an area allows you to display the values for all levels of the classification.

  • GoogleMaps Households in Poverty Estimates (opens new window)

    This interactive map provides estimates of the proportion of households in poverty at small area level (Middle Layer Super Output Level). The search facility allows you to find an area of interest and explore the pattern of poverty in the surrounding area. Clicking on a particular area allows you to find the exact estimated proportion of households in poverty.

  • Gross Value Added by Industry in the UK (opens new window)

    This animated map allows users to see how different industries contribute to a region's Gross Value Added (GVA). Options allow you to select from a range of industries, and see how the regional distribution for that industry has changed over the years 1997-2009.

  • England and Wales conceptions map (opens new window)

    This interactive mapping tool allows you to analyse trends in under 18 conception rates at the local area level more easily. You can see how these conception rates have changed in England and Wales over time and compare any local authority with the overall national picture.

  • GCSE Results animated map (opens new window)

    GCSE Results in England

  • Great Britain Economic Activity map (opens new window)

    'This animated map allows you to see how the percentage of economically active and inactive residents has changed over time at local authority level. You can view these separately for men, women and all people.'

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