Reading Britain's 2nd Most Prosperous Place

Reading is now the second most prosperous place in Britain, according to a new report.

Barclays have come up with an index based on a number of factors including GDP, unemployment, working hours and charitable giving.

Although there's lots of success in the South East, the biggest increase in household wealth was in Scotland and the biggest rises in house prices was recorded in Bristol.

Barclays Prosperity Map 2016 - Index - "Cities"

1) London
2) Reading
3) Cambridge
4) Bristol
5) Leeds
6) Cardiff
7) Birmingham
8) Manchester
9) Liverpool
10) Newcastle

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