UK - NORTH-SOUTH DIVIDE

What is the north-south divide?
- Decline of heavy industry has had greater impact on north of UK, but growth of post-industrial service industry has mostly benefited the south. - Generally, economic+social indicators tend to be better in south than north.
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Wages
- Generally lower in north than south, e.g. the 2014 weekly wage was 40% lower in Huddersfield than London.
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Health
- Generally worse in north than south. e.g. life expectancy for male babies born in Glasgow in 2012 was 72.6yrs, but in East Dorset it was 82.9yrs.
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Education
- GCSE results are generally better in south of England than the Midlands or the north.
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- Generally lower in north than south, e.g. the 2014 weekly wage was 40% lower in Huddersfield than London.

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