As Europe awoke to find that the United Kingdom had voted to leave the European Union, analysts are scrambling to understand how this enormous decision happened. The BBC has compiled a comprehensive list of charts and maps breaking down the referendum by each voting region. Over 30 million people voted with the turnout around 72%.
campaign triumphed across England and Wales while the Remain
campaign dominated in London, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. Younger voters overwhelmingly supported the Remain
campaign but had lower turnout than older voters who supported the Leave
Looking at the 30 voting regions with the most elderly people, fewest graduates, and most people identifying as English, they all overwhelmingly voted in favor of leaving the EU. This was very much a decision made by the older generations that will impact generations to come. #Brexit #Britain #UnitedKingdom #UK #EuropeanUnion #EU #Referendum #Voting #Poll #BBC #Europe #Country