A LONDON MINUTE

From the endless stream of tourists flocking to its streets, squares and parks, to the 9 million people who call it home, London is a city that never stops. An urban playground full of Boris bikes, coffee shops and tube stops – here’s what the UK’s capital gets through every minute.

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Revenue generated by London Premier League football teams

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London tourist visitors

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Boris bike rides

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Tweets about London

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Tower Bridge crossings

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Cups of tea drank

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British Museum visitors

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Copies of the London Evening Standard read

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Instagram posts about London

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Black cab rides

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Hyde Park visitors

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Google searches for 'London homes'

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Money turned over on the London Stock Exchange

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Tube journeys

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Cups of coffee drank

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London properties put up for sale

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All statistics researched, calculated and compiled by Barratt London.

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Sources

    1. https://www2.deloitte.com/uk/en/pages/sports-business-group/articles/deloitte-football-money-league.html
    2. https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/jun/01/premier-league-finances-club-by-club
  1. https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2016/may/20/London-record-visitor-numbers-2015-31-5-million
  2. https://data.London.gov.uk/dataset/number-bicycle-hires/resource/ac29363e-e0cb-47cc-a97a-e216d900a6b0
  3. Data from Twitter
  4. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/united-kingdom/england/London/south-east/London-bridge/articles/Tower-Bridge-fascinating-facts-and-figures/
  5. https://www.ons.gov.uk/aboutus/transparencyandgovernance/freedomofinformationfoi/Londonandukpopulation
  6. https://www.statista.com/statistics/373081/uk-royal-tourism-admission-numbers-by-establishment/
  7. http://www.newsworks.org.uk/London-evening-standard
  8. Data from Instagram
  9. https://tfl.gov.uk/info-for/urban-planning-and-construction/transport-assessment-guide/guidance-by-transport-type/taxis-and-private-hire
  10. https://www.royalparks.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/64265/FINAL-Annual-Report-and-Accounts-2015-16.PDF
  11. Data from Google
  12. http://www.Londonstockexchange.com/exchange/statistics/daily-trading/daily-trading.html
  13. https://tfl.gov.uk/corporate/about-tfl/what-we-do/London-underground
    1. http://www.tea.co.uk/tea-faqs
    2. https://www.ons.gov.uk/aboutus/transparencyandgovernance/freedomofinformationfoi/Londonandukpopulation
  14. http://www.rightmove.co.uk/house-prices-in-my-area.html
From the endless stream of tourists flocking to its streets, squares and parks, to the 9 million people who call it home, London is a city that never stops. An urban playground full of Boris bikes, coffee shops and tube stops – here’s what the UK’s capital gets through every minute.

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