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Number of persons resident in rural and rural related OAs (9189) Metric type

URI
http://id.esd.org.uk/metricType/9189
Help text
The data shows the resident population living in rural and rural related (Hub Towns) settlements as at Census day. Hub towns are built-up areas (from Ordnance Survey mapping) with a population of 10,000 to 30,000 (2011 Census) and a certain concentration of residential dwellings and non-residential establishments which have the potential to be centres of business and service provision for a surrounding rural area.

It is important to note that the categorisation is not describing the physical character or landscape, but the extent to which the resident population live in urban or rural and rural-related settlement. This metric is derived from the lower level classification (Output Areas (OAs); Super Output Areas (SOAs) and wards) to arrive at the higher level designation.
Modified
15 Oct 2020
Also known as
  • Rural including hub towns (rural & rural related) population 2011
Short label
Population resident in rural and rural related areas
Status
Live
Output precision
0
Polarity
not applicable
Measure
Residents
Dataset
Rural-urban classification
Collection
Rural Definition and Local Authority Classification
Source
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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