Counties and Scottish Regions - annotated base map shaded by unemployment rate.

Continuously shaded for 64 areas from the 1981 census figures on an equal land area map with annotation applied automatically - software by author on an Archimedes computer.

Counties are often used for mapping statistics. Councils are elected to administer government in these areas, from county towns. The major metropolitan areas no longer exist as administrative units.

Second print from a series of ten.