Print LXXVIII

The concentration of occupation 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.

It is revealing to compare this map with the previous population cartogram of the same distribution (Plate LXXVII). Here we are shown a nation dominated by people working in professional and intermediate occupations, living in the same locations over much of the country. A few places, particularly in the remote areas of Scotland, are not doing too well. What could be further from the truth? Only tiny areas of the map are allocated to the areas where the majority, including almost all in supervised occupations, in fact live.