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Reading is a large town and unitary authority area in England. Reading is a commercial centre, with involvement in information technology and insurance. The town is also a retail centre serving a large area of the Thames Valley, and is home to the University of Reading.The United Kingdom is in Western Europe, and consists of islands including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, northwest of France. Temperate; moderated by prevailing southwest winds over the North Atlantic Current; more than one-half of the days are overcast. Mostly rugged hills and low mountains; level to rolling plains in east and southeast.The official language is English. There are areas (such as north-western Wales and remote parts of Scotland) where it is the second language. French is the most commonly taught second language. The main religion is Christianity.The economy of the United Kingdom is that of a major developed capitalist economy. The United Kingdom is one of the world's most globalised countries. The British economy is made up of the economies of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. In 1973, the UK acceded to the European Economic Community which is now known as the European Union after the ratification of the Treaty of Maastricht in 1993. The UK economy had been one of the strongest EU economies in terms of inflation, interest rates and unemployment, all of which remained relatively low until the 2008-09 recession, when unemployment rose dramatically, and interest rates fell to 0.5%.The population in Reading is 0.233 Mil (2014 est.), while the inflation rate is 1.9% (2014 est.).