Britain in numbers


State of the Nation from the New Statesman explains how Britain is really working. A healthy democracy is a well-informed one, and State of the Nation helps the public understand the socioeconomic and political currents of Britain in this era of turbulence.

Why did the UK vote to leave the EU when so many citizens couldn’t name a single Brexit-backing friend? Who would win if an election was held today? Where is unemployment highest in the UK? How much of a crisis – if at all – is the NHS in? And how popular is Boris Johnson really?

These are some questions State of the Nation answers with election, sentiment and data analysis.

State of the Nation was built by award-winning Britain Elects co-founder, Ben Walker. For feedback on the site, our coverage or any tips, please contact Ben, below.

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