Statistical data set

Local Enterprise Partnership Rural Urban GIS Shapefiles (Census 2011)

GIS Shapefiles for Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) showing the 2011 Rural Urban Classification.

GIS (Geographic Information System) Shapefiles containing the 2011 Rural-Urban Classification for Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Areas based on Census Output Areas. LEP areas consist of groups of local authority areas, and in some instances neighbouring LEPs will overlap.

The GIS Shapefiles contain the Rural-Urban classification within the underlying data in the attribute table which can be added as a ‘layer’ to observe the rural and urban areas within each LEP.

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Contains National Statistics data © Crown copyright and database right 2013.

Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2013.

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Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) GIS Shapefiles

Defra statistics: rural

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Published 21 January 2014
Last updated 21 July 2016 + show all updates
  1. We’ve changed how we’ve organised rural statistics and updated the content following Lord Cameron’s review of rural proofing.
  2. New Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and revised Enterprise M3 LEP GIS (Geographic Information System) Shapefiles containing the 2011 Rural-Urban Classification have been published.
  3. First published.