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Cambridgeshire - UKH12

EU regions: United Kingdom > East of England > East Anglia > Cambridgeshire

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indicator period value GDP per capita in PPS of EU average 2017 111 number of inhabitants 2018 650190 population density 2017 212.8 old-age dependency ratio 2018 29.5

GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2017111
number of inhabitants2018650 190
population density2017212.8
old-age dependency ratio201829.5

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From wikipedia:

Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs.) is a county in the East of England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the north-east, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. The city of Cambridge is the county town. Modern Cambridgeshire was formed in 1974 as an amalgamation of the counties of Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely and Huntingdon and Peterborough, the former covering the historic county of Cambridgeshire (including the Isle of Ely) and the latter covering the historic county of Huntingdonshire and the Soke of Peterborough, historically part of Northamptonshire. It contains most of the region known as Silicon Fen.

Local government is divided between Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council, which, since 1998, forms a separate unitary authority. Under the county council, there are five district councils, Cambridge City Council, South Cambridgeshire District Council, East Cambridgeshire District Council, Huntingdonshire District Council and Fenland District Council.


Cambridgeshire is noted as the site of Flag Fen in Fengate, one of the earliest-known Neolithic permanent settlements in the United Kingdom, compared in importance to Balbridie in Aberdeen, Scotland. Must Farm quarry, at Whittlesey has been described as 'Britain's Pompeii due to its relatively good condition, including the 'best-preserved Bronze Age dwellings ever found'. A great quantity of archaeological finds from the Stone Age, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age were made in East Cambridgeshire. Most items were found in Isleham.

Cambridgeshire was recorded in the Domesday Book as "Grantbridgeshire" (or rather Grentebrigescire) (related to the river Granta).

Covering a large part of East Anglia, Cambridgeshire today is the result of several local government unifications.

other: East Anglia, North and West Norfolk, Breckland and South Norfolk, Norwich and East Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Peterborough

neighbours: North and West Norfolk, Essex Haven Gateway, West Essex, Peterborough, Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Lincolnshire, North Northamptonshire, Bedford, Central Bedfordshire


Current statistics

July 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 167357, of which 59436 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.1% (2.2% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.2% (11.1%), Revúca 18.5% (9.6%), Kežmarok 16.7% (7.7%), Rožňava 14.6% (8.1%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.6% (7.1%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.4%, Trenčín 2.5%, Nitra 2.7%, Piešťany 2.8%, Hlohovec 2.8%