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Urban Rural Classification Edit

The Scottish Government Urban Rural Classification provides a consistent way of defining urban and rural areas across Scotland. The classification is based upon two main criteria: (i) population as defined by the National Records of Scotland, and (ii) accessibility based on drive time analysis to differentiate between accessible and remote areas in Scotland.\r\n\r\nThere are four levels for classification \r\n\r\n 2-fold \r\n\r\n 3-fold\r\n\r\n 6-fold \r\n\r\n 8-fold

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License UK Open Government Licence v3.0
Category Business and Economy, Planning and Development
Maintainer Public Health Scotland
Date Created 2018-04-06
Date Updated 2021-06-30
Original dataset link https://www.opendata.nhs.scot/dataset/urban-rural-classification

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