Full name: United Kingdom of Great Britain (4 key territories: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland; Channel Islands, Isle of Man)

Population: 65m

Administrative capital: London

Timezone: GMT 

Area:  242,495 km²

Sunshine: temperate maritime climate, mild Winter temperatures and not excessive heat in Summer

Coastline: 12,429 km

Main religions: Christianity 60%, No religion 26%, Islam 4%, Hindu 1%

Languages: English, Welsh, Celtic, Polish

Admin divisions: counties in England and Wales, regions in Scotland and districts in Northern Ireland

Internet domain: .co.uk

International dialling code: +44

GDP: $2,647 tn*

Economic growth: +1.2%

Labour force: 32mο

Unemployment: 4.2%# 

Inflation: +2.9%

FDI: $292,993bn*

Average wage: £27,600 p.a.

Monetary unit: 1 (GBP Sterling) = 100 pence

Main export: Financial Services, Manufacturing (aerospace, defence) Telecommunications, Publishing, Retail, Tourism

Member of EU: Since 1973 (Referendum of 2016 resuted in a 'Leave' vote)

To give you more background as to why you might consider investing in the United Kingdom, go to the UK property-Why Invest section, or maybe look at the individual towns and cities profiled in each country's UK Cities and Towns section. Or simply take a look at the UK Investment Properties

To see what property is available in UK, click here on UK Investment Properties. If you cannot find what you like, please contact us on +44 (0)1932 849536, as we have lots more properties than are shown on the website.

Property Venture® is an award-winning, UK-based agency for overseas property who helps people buy investment property and holiday homes in Europe, more easily and safely than they can on their own, because we offer grounded common-sense advice.

The focus is mainly greater Europe: Poland property, UK investments, Spain property, Turkey property, Cyprus property

On the Advisory Board and a Member of the Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP) the business has been vetted, approved and voluntarily commits to Industry Regulation and the Professional Code of Conduct. We are known for our quality customer service and non-pressurised approach to sales. Take a look at what our clients say

Featured or Mentioned in: The Sunday Times, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, Sunday Express, Daily Express, The Mail on Sunday, Daily Mail, The Independent on Sunday, The Independent, Evening Standard-Homes & Property, Homes Magazine, Property Wire, International Estate Agent Today, Property Overseas Today, Overseas Property Professional, HSBC Liquid Magazine, easyJet Magazine, London Homes & Property, A Place in the Sun, Buy Association


Sources: *World Bank, • IMF   TradingEconomics, οONS,  #Eurostat