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Vale of the white horse tp

  1. 1. The Vale of the White Horse<br />
  2. 2. Which 3 of these towns and cities are in the Vale of the White Horse? <br />Didcot<br />Swindon<br />Faringdon<br />Oxford<br />Abingdon<br />Witney<br />Wantage<br />
  3. 3. A Map of the Vale<br />Faringdon, Wantage and Abingdon are the three market towns in the Vale. Botley, on the West of Oxford is also included. <br />
  4. 4. A census is a count of the population. We have one in the UK every ten years to find out more about who we are as a nation. When will the next one be? <br />4th April, 2012<br />27th March, 2011<br />5th November, 2013<br />
  5. 5. The last census in the UK was in 2001. The total number of people in the Vale was 115,627. How many people were aged 75 and over? <br />21,256<br />8,377<br />4,209<br />
  6. 6. There were 45,759 households in the Vale. What percentage had no cars or vans? <br />1.83% <br />13.83%<br />6.83%<br />
  7. 7. What percentage of people aged 16 and over were married? <br />50.37% <br />40.37%<br />30.37%<br />
  8. 8. Under religion, about 75% said that they were Christian. What was the next biggest group? <br />Muslim<br />Jewish<br />No religion<br />
  9. 9. About 60,000 people in the Vale were in employment. About 36,000 went to work by car or van. How many cycled to work? <br />10,031<br />4,031<br />1,031<br />
  10. 10. Vale of the White Horse<br />How different do you think these figures would be in your own country? <br />How much do you think they will have changed in the next census? <br />
  11. 11. To find out more: <br />www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk<br />http://www.ons.gov.uk/census/index.html<br />The current government is thinking of stopping the census because it is very expensive to do: in 2001 it cost the government £254 million. What do you think? <br />

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