United Kingdom

Official Name: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
Official Name (Local Language): United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
ISO Country Codes: GB : GBR
Internet Domain: .uk
Government Web Site: https://www.gov.uk/
Capital: London Main Airports: Belfast International Airport, Edinburgh Airport, Gatwick Airport, Glasgow Airport, Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Heathrow Airport, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, London City Airport, Manchester Airport
Language(s): English Population: 66,052,076
Currency: British Pound ISO Currency Code: GBP
Telephone Dial In: +44 ID Prefix: 00

United Kingdom

Government Website: https://www.gov.uk/
Sovereign Ratings: https://countryeconomy.com/ratings/uk
Central Bank: Bank of England
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 0.7836 British pounds (GBP) per US dollar (2017 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 3.17% (2019 est.)
Population below poverty line: 15% (2013 est.)
Inflation Rate: 1.7% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 1.10% (Feb-21 - TradingEconomics)
GDP: $2,828 billion (2019 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $46,659 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: British Pound
Currency Code: GBP
World Bank Classification: High Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 0.6% cereals, oilseed, potatoes, vegetables; cattle, sheep, poultry; fish
Industry: 19.2% machine tools, electric power equipment, automation equipment, railroad equipment, shipbuilding, aircraft, motor vehicles and parts, electronics and communications equipment, metals, chemicals, coal, petroleum, paper and paper products, food processing, t
Services: 80.2%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

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Business Language(s): English
Customs & Excise: HM Revenue & Customs
Development Bank(s): CDC (CDC Group); The British Business Bank;
National Standards Bureau: British Standards Institution
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 9/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 11/180 (2020)
Ease of Doing Business: 8/190 (2019) Enabling Trade Index: 8/136 (2016)
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