projekt obywatelstwo #5 – odpowiedzi 6-10

Po krótkiej przerwie lecimy dalej. Poniżej odpowiedzi na pytania 6-10 z testu Life in the United Kingdom.

6. How many people live in the countries of the UK?

In 2005 the population of the United Kingdom was just under 60 million (59.8 million) people.

  • England (84%) – 50.1 million
  • Scotland (8%) – 5.1 million
  • Wales (5%) – 2.9 million
  • Northern Ireland (3%) – 1.7 million



7. What is the census and how is census data collected and used?

A census is a count of the whole population. It also collects statistics on topics such as age, place of birth, occupation, ethnicity, housing, health and marital status. Data is collected every 10 years since 1801. The next census will take place in 2011.

8. How many people belong to an ethnic minority and which are the largest minority groups? Where are there large ethnic communities?

8.3% of the UK population belong to an ethnic minority.

The largest minority groups are:

  • Indian – 1.1 millon (1.8% of population)
  • Pakistani – 0.7 million (1.3%)
  • Black Carribean – 0.6 million (1%)
  • Black African – 0.5 million (0.8%)
  • Bangladeshi – 0.3 million (0.5%)
  • Other Asian – 0.2 million (0.4%)
  • Chinese – 0.2 million (0.4%)

The larger ethnic groups live in:

  • England – 9% with 45% of them living in London where they form nearly 1/3 of the city’s population
  • Wales – 2%
  • Scotland – 2%
  • NI – less than 1%

In England large ethnic minority populations are in:

9. Where are Geordie, Cockney and Scouse dialects spoken?

They are well known English dialects spoken in:

  • Geordie – Tyneside
  • Scouse – Liverpool
  • Cockney – London

10. What languages other than English are spoken in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales?

  • Northern Ireland – Ulster Scots and Irish Gaelic
  • Wales – Welsh
  • Scotland – Gaelic
  • Scotland – Scots

Projekt obywatelstwo #4 – odpowiedzi 1-5

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