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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 * Thurrock slovensky: UKH32

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, West Essex, Southend-on-Sea, Thurrock, Heart of Essex

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


Current statistics

May 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 232229, of which 95453 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.5 % (3.5 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Revúca 22.6 % (13.3 %), Rimavská Sobota 22.2 % (13.4 %), Kežmarok 20.2 % (10.5 %), Rožňava 18.2 % (10.6 %), Sobrance 17.8 % (9.9 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 4.1 %, Bratislava I 4.3 %, Hlohovec 4.3 %, Ilava 4.5 %, Trenčín 4.5 %