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Use and Understanding of the Scottish Government Urban Rural Classification



List of data sources reports assessed in Desk research

A stocktake of rural Scotland with some consideration of how rural areas might look like in the future by stakeholders. (2008) Edinburgh: Scottish Government

Annual Population Survey in Scotland 2007: A Compendium of Labour Market Statistics (2008) Edinburgh: Scottish Government

Annual Population Survey in Scotland: A Compendium of Labour Market Statistics (2006) Edinburgh: Scottish Government

Data zone classification identifying urban and rural areas based on settlement size and drive times. Update on 2005-2006 publication (2007) Edinburgh: Scottish Government

Defra Classification of Local Authority Districts and Unitary Authorities in England: An introductory Guide (2008) DEFRA

European Spatial Planning and Urban Rural Relationships: The UK Dimension (2000) ESPRINUK team DETR, UK Government

The Experience of Rural Poverty in Scotland: Qualitative Research with Organisations Working with People Experiencing Poverty in Rural Areas 2009 EKOS Ltd, Scottish Government

GROS Life Expectancy in Special Areas (Urban/Rural, Deprivation and Community Health Partnership) within Scotland, 2004-2006 (2007) General Register Office for Scotland ( GROS)

Household expenditure by Urban/Rural Areas ( GB only): Expenditure and Food Survey (2003) Office for National Statistics

Indicator Study Summary: Edinburgh and Glasgow: contrasts in competitiveness and cohesion (1999) I Turok ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council)

Measuring Deprivation in Scotland: Developing a Long-Term Strategy Final Report (2003) Bailey N, Flint J, Goodlad R, Shucksmith M, Fitzpatrick S and Pryce Edinburgh: Scottish Centre for Research on Social Justice, Scottish Government Central Statistics Unit

Northern Ireland Key Settlement Study: A Final Report for the Department for Regional Development (2008) Northern Ireland: Department for Regional Development

Regional Transport Statistics (2009) DETR, UK Government

Reviewing Rural Futures: Population Projections and Migration Across the Urban_Rural System (2007) RERC

Rural and Urban Area Classification (2004) Office for National Statistics

Rural and Urban Classification 2004: An Introductory Guide (2004) DEFRA / Countryside Agency / Office for National Statistics / Office of Deputy Prime Minister

Rural Scotland Key Facts 2008: People and Communities, Services and Lifestyle, Economy and Enterprise (2008) Edinburgh: Scottish Government

Scottish Economic Statistics (2008) Edinburgh: Scottish Government

Scottish Government Urban Rural Classification (2008) Edinburgh: Scottish Government

Scottish Household Survey (2007) Edinburgh: Scottish Government

Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics (2008) Edinburgh: Scottish Government

Scotland Rural Development Programme 2007-2013: Rural Development Regulation ( EC) No 1698/2005, 2007 Edinburgh: Scottish Government

Scottish Settlements Urban and Rural Areas in Scotland (2001) General Register Office for Scotland ( GROS)

SERG Policy Brief: The Urban Rural Divide: Myth or Reality? (2007) A Scott, A Gilbert & A Gelan, Socio-Economic Research Group ( SERG), Macaulay Institute

Shaping our Future: Regional Development Strategy for Northern Ireland 2025 (2002) Department for Regional Development, Northern Ireland

Social and Economic Change and Diversity in Rural Areas (2004) RERC

Social Focus on Deprived Areas (2005) Edinburgh: Scottish Government

The Jobs Gap in Britain's Cities (1999) Ivan Turok, Nicola Edge, Bristol: Policy Press

Urban and Rural Area Definitions: A User's Guide (2006) Department for Communities and Local Government, UK Government

Urban Exodus (1999) T Champion, D Atkins, M Coombes, S Fotheringham, London: CPRE

What Sort of Countryside Do We Want? (2004) Cardiff: Welsh Assembly Government

Where will the people go? Assessing the new settlement option for the United Kingdom (2004) Michael Pacione, London: Elsevier Ltd