Print LXXVI

The concentration of employment in Britain, 1981 (Colour).

Three colour mixing of 10,444 census wards on an equal land area map software by author on an Archimedes computer.

Again a very different picture of Britain is presented on this map, compared to the population cartogram (Plate LXXV). Now the middle of England is dominated by areas of the working and retired living in the same (green) places. The coast and country is where the inactive reside. Jobless people can be seen in the more remote areas, but the fate of the large numbers of people who were badly hit in the cities is eclipsed by those in employment on the outskirts, coloured bright blue.