Brexit in ten infographics

Financial Times Infographic
When the UK voted in favour of leaving the EU the future of Britain became alarmingly uncertain. How will Britain take its exit and will Brits still be holidaying in Spain? Although it will take several years to understand the true impact of Brexit, for now we have colourful infographics to create meaning in this madness.

Google Trends saw a spike of interest in moving to New Zealand when the referendum result was announced on Friday. One hundred per cent of those Googling ‘how to move to New Zealand’ were furiously typing in the UK.

Since the decision was made, many Britons have cried out on social media about the misleading Leave campaign. Westminster Advisors broke down just what this campaign, and the Remain campaign, was all about. 

An infographic from the Financial Times shows those in areas of higher education wanted to remain in the EU, while less well educated voting areas had the highest numbers in the vote. 

There’s nothing like the sad face of an Old English Bulldog to sum up a referendum. Bloomberg showed the final 100% chance of Brexit compared to a previously much lower expectation.

Although it was created before polling, GED’s Infographic covers still unknown concerns. The IT/technology sector are unsurprisingly the most concerned about the effect of Brexit, with 41% of this sector preparing to reduce or relocate business in the UK. 


The BBC have mapped out the impact Brexit will have on what Britons ‘love, eat and use’. It’s not looking good for asparagus lovers/dinner party hosts. Without EU farming subsidies the crop’s future in England could wilt. 

Business legal advisor De Brauw has provided the most likely models Britain will employ to divorce the EU.

Bloomberg’s tracking of the British pound sterling on the Financial Time blog shows it suffering its biggest fall ever. The second biggest fall, in 1978, was far less severe. 

Humble, hard-wearing jeans are expected to rise 32% in price, as shown by ParcelHero. Leaving the EU will add around 30% to the average import price of products, including ‘Brexit Jeans’. Red tape, shipping costs and border delays are just come factors adding to costs. 

The Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) is covering all their options for future relations with a weather analogy. The forecast? Either confusion or enlightened self-interest… 

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