Collection

Rural Urban Classification

Rural areas as defined by the Rural Urban Classification.

The Rural Urban Classification is an Official Statistic used to distinguish rural and urban areas. The Classification defines areas as rural if they are outside settlements with more than 10,000 resident population.

Wherever possible the Rural Urban Classification should be used for statistical analysis.

2011 Census rural urban classification

  1. 2011 Rural Urban Classification
  2. 2011 Census rural analysis - a guide to NOMIS
  3. 2011 Rural Urban Classification leaflet
  4. 2011 Rural-Urban Classification of Local Authorities and other geographies
  5. Guide to applying the 2011 Rural Urban Classification to data

2001 Census rural urban classification

2001 Census rural urban maps

  1. Maps of rural areas in England (Census 2001)
  2. Regional maps of rural areas (Census 2001) - Region: east Midlands
  3. Regional maps of rural areas (Census 2001) - Region: east
  4. Regional maps of rural areas (Census 2001) - Region: north-east
  5. Regional maps of rural areas (Census 2001) - Region: north-west
  6. Regional maps of rural areas (Census 2001) - Region: south-east
  7. Regional maps of rural areas (Census 2001) - Region: south-west
  8. Regional maps of rural areas (Census 2001)- Region: west Midlands
  9. Regional maps of rural areas (census 2001) - Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Other resources

Published 21 July 2016