1318: Rural Economic Activity
This paper is taken from the Economic Activity section of Defra’s ‘Statistical Digest of Rural England 2011’
Year of Publication2011
The employment rate was 71.5% in urban areas and 78.0% in rural areas. 76% of working age workers in urban areas and 74% of working age workers in rural areas were full time. The unemployment rate was 8.6% in urban areas and 5.3% in rural areas. The economic inactivity rate for 2009 was 21.8% in urban areas and 17.7% in rural areas.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Rural policy & development > Economic development
- Subject Collection > Rural policy & development > UK rural policy
- Subject Collection > Business > Economics & Finance
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