t More than a quarter of all dwellings are council tenants.
t 1 in 6 households had an income of less than pounds 80 in 1993.
t Households most likely to have central heating, least likely to own car.
YORKSHIRE AND HUMBERSIDE
t Nearly 60 per cent of further education students are female.
t Recorded crime rate is the highest in England and Wales.
t Nearly two-thirds of adults took a holiday in 1994.
t Women in region work the longest hours for the lowest pay.
t Drink-driving offences more likely to attract a prison sentence.
t Average size of secondary classes is smaller than any other region.
t Lowest claimant unemployment rate in 1994 at 7.2 per cent.
t People are less likley to be heavy smokers, least likely to be teetotal.
t Highest proportion of households with a car.
t 1 in 5 households had gross weekly income of pounds 650 or more in 1993.
t Nearly a quarter of land made Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
t 1 in 10 people belongs to an ethnic minority.
t More than 1 person in 5 is a pensioner.
t Households are most likely to have gilts, unit trusts, stocks and shares.
t Police forces most likely to give oral caution for indictable offence.
t Highest proportion of female and ethnic minority police officers.
t 1 in 4 workers is in manufacturing.
t Dwellings (along with North-west) smaller than in other regions.
t Nearly 2 in 5 births are outside marriage.
t Private-sector rents (pounds 27 a week in 1994) lowest in England and Wales.
t Highest crime clear-up rate in England.
t Infant mortality rate declined quicker since 1981 than elsewhere.
t Highest proportion of workers in a trade union.
t Fewest adults took a holiday.
t Nearly a quarter of boys and a third of girls achieved grades A to C in all core subjects of national curriculum in 1992 to 93.
t Biggest house price rise in UK - 31% - between 1989 and 1994.
t Workers have the most generous paid holiday entitlement.
t Male average earnings the lowest in Britain.
t Youngest population: proportionally fewer pensioners, more children.
t 1 in 6 men is a heavy smoker.Reuse content