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Thurrock - UKH32

EU regions: United Kingdom > East of England > Essex > Thurrock

map of Thurrock UKH32
number of inhabitants2019173 405
population density20181057.8
old-age dependency ratio201921.6

* more on wikidata Q1549155 * on OpenStreetMap * Thurrock slovensky: UKH32

Composition of population according to age group, education and economic activity, Thurrock

age grouplow educationmiddle educationhigh education

note: in thousands, according to labour force sample survey. P – total population, E – employed, U – unemployed, I – number of ecnomically inactive

demographic pyramid UKH32 Thurrock

From wikipedia:

Thurrock () is a unitary authority area with borough status in the English ceremonial county of Essex. It is part of the London commuter belt and an area of regeneration within the Thames Gateway redevelopment zone. The local authority is Thurrock Council.

The borough

It lies on the River Thames just to the east of London. With over 18 miles (29 km) of riverfront it covers an area of 64 square miles (170 km2), with more than half defined as Green Belt. With Greater London to the west and the river to the south, the county of Essex abuts the Borough to the north and east, and across the river lies Kent.


The local authority is Thurrock Council. Elections are held 3 out of every 4 years. In 2016, the Conservative Party took control of the council, albeit as a minority-party administration.

Thurrock is covered by two parliamentary constituencies.

other: Essex, Essex Haven Gateway, Essex Thames Gateway, Heart of Essex, Southend-on-Sea, Thurrock, West Essex

neighbours: Essex Thames Gateway, Heart of Essex, Barking & Dagenham and Havering

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Thurrock - UKH32, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/UKH32


Current statistics

December 2022: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 178143, of which 73275 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.6 % (2.7 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 20.8 % (13.0 %), Revúca 20.1 % (12.3 %), Kežmarok 18.0 % (8.9 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.6 %, Trenčín 2.8 %, Ilava 2.8 %, Bratislava I 3.0 %, Nitra 3.1 %