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Tyne Bridge - Newcastle1

The Tyne Bridge, Photo credit: wikipedia:User:Tagishsimon

North East England is one of the regions of England. The region is now considered to consist of four distinct 'sub-regions': County Durham, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, and Tees Valley (former Cleveland plus Darlington).

UK regional sustainable development indicators[]

  • In the North East the proportion of pensioners in low income households was amongst the lowest of the regions.
  • A greater proportion of school trips were made by walking and cycling than in other regions.
  • The region had the lowest number of rough sleepers and homeless households.
  • The proportions of people fearing crime had seen the largest reductions of the regions. *The proportions of rivers of good quality were amongst the highest of the regions.
  • The proportion of 16-19 year olds not in employment, education or training was the joint highest of the regions, although for all adults of working age the North East had seen the largest percentage point increase in those in employment.
  • Mortality rates for cancer and suicides rates were amongst the highest of the regions, as was the percentage of the population who were smokers and the percentage of children classified as obese.
  • Life expectancy was amongst the lowest of the regions.
  • The percentage of waste recycled in the North East was the lowest of the regions, but had seen the largest percentage point increase. / [1]
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Tyne Bridge - Newcastle1 North East England

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