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Stoke-on-Trent - UKG23

EU regions: United Kingdom > West Midlands > Shropshire and Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent

map of Stoke-on-Trent UKG23
number of inhabitants2019256 127
population density20182751
old-age dependency ratio201926.9

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demographic pyramid UKG23 Stoke-on-Trent

From wikipedia:

Stoke-on-Trent (often abbreviated to Stoke) is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire, England, with an area of 36 square miles (93 km2). Together with the neighbouring boroughs of Newcastle-under-Lyme and Staffordshire Moorlands, it is part of North Staffordshire. In 2016, the city had a population of 261,302.

Stoke is polycentric, having been formed by the federation of six towns in 1910. It took its name from Stoke-upon-Trent where the main centre of government and the principal railway station in the district were located. Hanley is the primary commercial centre. The other four towns are Burslem, Tunstall, Longton, and Fenton.

Stoke-on-Trent is the known for its strong role in the pottery industry and earthenware, being referred to as the „pottery capital of the world“. The city is home to the development of the pottery industry in England and is area surrounding the city is commonly known as the Potteries, with the local residents known as Potters. Formerly a primarily industrial conurbation, it is now a centre for service industries and distribution centres.


Toponymy and etymology

The name Stoke is taken from the town of Stoke-upon-Trent, the original ancient parish with other settlements being chapelries.

other: Shropshire and Staffordshire, Telford and Wrekin, Stoke-on-Trent, Shropshire, Staffordshire

neighbours: Staffordshire


Current statistics

August 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 217147, of which 96156 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.0 % (3.6 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Revúca 22.8 % (13.9 %), Rimavská Sobota 22.1 % (13.8 %), Kežmarok 18.7 % (10.3 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Hlohovec 4.1 %, Nitra 4.1 %, Piešťany 4.1 %, Bratislava V 4.2 %, Trenčín 4.2 %