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Proportion of population who are widowed (2011)

dark brown  >8.4%

brown 7.9% - 8.4%

mid brown 7.5% - 7.9%

light brown 7.1% - 7.5%

pale brown 6.64% - 7.1%

very pale brown 6% - 6.64%

white < 6%

Areas with the highest proportion of people who are widowed are generally coastal and rural areas such as the south west of England, the south and east coasts, Wales, Cumbria and Northumberland. Areas with the lowest proportion of people who are widowed are London, Oxford, Cambridge, Reading, Slough, Milton Keynes and Manchester.