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Bedfordshire
Indicateurs démographique et économique (2002)
Auteurs : Delphine Ducrot, Frédérique Turbout

BEDFORDSHIRE (County)

Some indicators about population, economy and employment.

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Key Statistics

Area : 1 192 sq km

Population 2002.01.01 (estimates) : 385 000 habitants

Percentage of United Kingdom population (estimates): 0.7

Percentage of regional population (estimates): 7.1

Gross Value Added (2002) : 5 099 £ million

Population

County
Population
(thousand)
Population change
(%)
Population per sq km
(hab./km²)
Dates
1981
1991
2001 *
2002 (est.) *
1991-2001 *
2001-2002
1991
2001 *
2002 (est.) *
Bedfordshire
345
358
382
385
6.7
0.8
289,4
320
323
East of England
4 845
5 121
5 400
5 420
5.5
0.4
270
283
284

Source : ONS, Region in Figures, 2004

* Methodological note :

The 2001 and 2002 population figures take account of the local government reorganisation in England which to place between 1 April 1995 and 1 April 1998.

A number of unitary authorities were created during this period. The 1981 and 1991 population figures take account of their presence in respect of the news areas.

Population demographic statistics

Births : 47 200

Deaths : 32 600

Live birth rate per 1000 population : 11.7

Death rate per 1000 population : 8.6

Net natural change : + 14 600

Resident population by age (%) :

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Economy

United Kingdom G.V.A Total 2002 : 906 000 millions £

United Kingdom G.V.A per head 2002 : 15 273 £

Gross Value Added

G.V.A / £
1999
2000
2002
GVA £ million (at current basic prices)
4 555
4 726
5 099
GVA per head
12 155
12 497
13 257

Source : ONS, Region in Figures, 2004

VAT Stock of businesses 2001 (thousand) : 12.7

VAT, classification of business sites 2002 (%) : 10

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Labour Market

Total employment United Kingdom (2002) : 27 433 000

Total employment region (2002) : 2 749 000

Employment and unemployement

Labour force
2002
Employees
169 223
Self employess
20 094
unemployed
7 683

Source : ONS, Region in Figures, 2004

Industrial composition of employee jobs 2002

not available


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