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Infographic: An Hour In The Life Of London

You’re probably aware that the clocks go forward this Sunday 25th March.

Continuing our exploration of the theme of time we hope that, by showing you the astonishing amount of activity that takes place every hour in the capital, our infographic will help you take stock, think about how you’re spending your hours – and remind you to put your clocks forward this weekend!

An Hour In The Life Of London infographic

Sources

Litres of water flow under Tower Bridge: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Thames

Cups of tea consumed per hour: http://www.tea.co.uk/page.php?id=237

London Cab rides per hour: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/modesoftransport/7311.aspx

Pints of beer are consumed per hour: http://www.beerandpub.com/beer_facts.aspx

Passengers take a journey on public transport per hour: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/assets/downloads/corporate/Travel-in-London-report-1.pdf

Tweets per hour: http://www.sysomos.com/

Calls to the speaking clock per hour: http://www.telephonesuk.co.uk/speaking_clock.htm

Journeys by Boris Bike: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/bike-blog/2011/jul/10/boris-bikes-hire-scheme-london

Parking Tickets issued per hour: http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~wjk/pcn.html  

Loaves of Bread sold per hour: http://www.shakeupyourwakeup.com/why-breakfast/breakfast-facts/cereal-and-bread

Times caught on CCTV per hour: http://abcnews.go.com/International/report-london-safer-cctv-cameras/story?id=15776976

Weddings per hour: http://www.insights.org.uk/articleitem.aspx?title=Weddings:%20Opportunities%20for%20Destinations

London inhabitants per hour: http://www.stoweboyd.com/post/17484352913/infographic-that-shows-the-number-of-new

Revolutions of the London Eye per hour: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Eye

Population data was provided by Wolfram Alpha

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