Local Labour Market Areas - annotated base map shaded by unemployment rate.

Continuously shaded for 280 areas from the 1981 census figures on an equal land area map with annotation applied automatically - software by author on an Archimedes computer.

These units were used by several previous studies of census- and other statistics, and were specially created for that purpose. Gateshead has now joined Corby with equally high rates of joblessness on these boundaries. The Southern Scottish islands are grouped under “Oban” here.

Sixth print from a series of ten.