The UK Celebrates the Diamond Jubilee

In June 2012 the UK and the Commonwealth are celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee marking 60 years of her reign. But how has the UK changed since the Silver and Gold Jubilees in 1977 and 2002 respectively?

 

Selected Economic Indicators: 1977/2002/2012

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Source: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN/IMF/ILO

Note: All data in constant 2011 prices. Data for 2012 are forecast


Selected Social and Demographic Indicators: 1977/2002/2012

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Source: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN

Total GDP in the UK: 1977-2012

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Source: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN/IMF

Note: Data are in constant terms