Correction: Britain-EU-Disunited Kingdom-Fact Box story

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Posted: Jul 08, 2016 5:58 AM

LONDON (AP) — In a story July 1 giving facts about a region of Wales, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the county of Blaenau Gwent

A corrected version of the story is below:

A look at Blaenau Gwent County in Wales

A look at Blaenau Gwent County in Wales

LONDON (AP) — This is a look at the makeup of Blaenau Gwent County in Wales, where more residents voted to leave the European Union than to remain in it:

REFERENDUM VOTE: Some 62 percent of those who voted in Blaenau Gwent County in Wales chose "leave;" 38 percent voted "remain."

POPULATION: The county had an estimated population of 69,544 in 2015.

AGE OF POPULATION: Some 18 percent of the population was over the age of 65 in 2015. At the same time, 20 percent were under 18.

EMPLOYMENT TYPES: Some 20 percent of employed residents work in the manufacturing industry. Just over 17 percent work in health and social work, according to the 2011 census.

EDUCATION LEVELS: More than one in three residents 16 or over has no recognized educational qualifications. This is the highest rate in Wales.

RECENT VOTING PATTERNS: In the last two general elections, voters elected a Labour Party representative to Parliament and a Labour-affiliated independent candidate.

Sources: The Electoral Commission and Office of National Statistics