The British population - as seen in surveys of the past week.

5% of newspaper coverage in 1997 was related to the Royal Family

16% of men are obese

17% of women are obese

32% of Internet users watch less TV than they used to

39% of men aged 16-34 are smokers

41% of Scots can speak a foreign language

45% of parents never use public transport when travelling with young children

54% of people favour a ban on smoking in all public places

60% of managers of small businesses think school-leavers lack basic writing skills

74% of hospital doctors think the NHS will not exist in 50 years' time

95% of railway stations have no facilities for nappy-changing