Official Statistics

Rural investment statistics

Capital investment in rural and urban areas.


Rural investment




  • capital investment per employee (capital investment activity is where companies spend money on fixed assets - typically land, buildings or machinery)

Data source: Office for National Statistics, Annual Business Inquiry (ABI)

Coverage: England

Rural classification used: Local Authority Rural-Urban Classification

Next release date: tbc

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Published 31 January 2013
Last updated 31 January 2019 + show all updates
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