Long term illness
socioeconomic indicator or the coming plague?
The map and histogram below show those areas of the UK that have the highest levels of Long Term Illness.
Percentage of each parlimentary constituency's workforce that registered as suffering from a long term illness in 1991.
The map reveals where different levels of illness were registered. The graph shows the total area covered by each percentage to give you some idea of the average levels. 1991 showed a significant rise over 1981, principally in areas where the coal industry was shut down.
Note: this data is not the real illness data.