Anglų referatas. Demographics. Marriage and Family. Recreation. Government. Economy. Transportation and Communication. Health and Welfare. Marriage is legal at age 16 but usually takes place when people are in their mid to late 20s. Fewer people are getting married than in the past and those who do are marrying later. It has become increasingly popular in recent years for many couples to live together before or instead of marriage. Wintertime national sports are football (soccer) and Rugby Union. Rugby League, which is played mainly in the north, switched from a winter to a summer season in 1996. One of the most popular spectator sports is horse racing (over jumps in the winter and on a flat track in the summer). England is the largest division of the United Kingdom, which has no written constitution. The constitutional arrangements are the result of acts of Parliament, common law, and precedent. However, unemployment remains high, and there are still worries about the United Kingdom’s underlying competitiveness. Travel by road has become the favored method of transportation for both people and freight since the great railway system. The United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) provides largely free medical attention.