8 out of 10 Brits
Intriguing statistics about the world's 79th largest nation
Some very revealing numbers about the British and how they live their lives
I know there's the old line saying you should use statistics the same way a drunk uses a lamppost - for support rather than illumination. But nevertheless it was fun to discover that the average British dogwalker covers 676 miles a year, while the average gym member does only 468. That the average age of a first-time grandparent is now 49. That we typically spend 22 minutes considering an expensive piece of clothing before purchasing it, against 18 minutes for a house.
‘Fascinating ... An amazing insight into the statistics behind our daily lives. Quirky, useless information galore’ The Sun
‘Mind-boggling facts and figures about the British’ Daily Mail