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Drivers of rural productivity

Drivers of rural productivity: this was published under the 2010 to 2015 Coalition Government as part of the Rural Economy Growth review.


Drivers of rural productivity

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This report explores the set of factors that best explain productivity (expressed as gross value added per work force job). Regression analysis has been performed to identify the important drivers of productivity and to understand whether rurality plays a part.

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Published 29 November 2011
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. First published.