The map above shows the largest self-reported national identity group by share of population for each local authority area of the United Kingdom in the 2011 Census.
How do you pronounce the word scone?
If you live in Scotland you almost certainly pronounce it in a way that rhymes with “gone”, whereas if you live in Ireland you’re far more likely to pronounce it so it rhymes with “cone.” And in England and Wales, well let’s just say it’s complicated.
The map above shows the regional breakdown of which sauce, topping or condiment is the most popular for chip shop chips in the UK. The results are based on a reddit poll taken between 10-12 February 2018, which resulted in a total of 670 accepted responses.
These tube-style Brexit maps are a clever way of visualising the myriad of sectors and issues the withdrawal process impacts. Just by looking at the maps, it becomes easier to understand the scope and scale of the negative consequences facing the UK.
Each map focuses on a UK region, with each each zone representing a policy sphere, each line representing a sector and each station representing a particular Brexit issue.
The 12 maps above are a tongue-in-cheek look at the various ways the UK is divided besides Brexit or how to pronounce scone.
And before anyone complains, they are meant to be humorous and should not be taken too seriously.
You can see each map in more detail below:
If you’re not British, or spent much time in the United Kingdom, you may never have heard of the Ordnance Survey.
The Ordnance Survey is Britain’s national mapping agency and has been producing maps for the public since 1801 (For a complete history have a look at: Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey)