Updated rural England indicators

  • School exclusions:
    • first graph (compared to urban): the proportion of pupils permanently excluded from school is similar in all types of authority.
  • Non-decent homes:
    • first graph (compared to urban): the proportion of homes which are ‘non-decent’ is much higher in the more rural areas.
  • Energy inefficient homes:
    • first graph (compared to urban): the proportion of dwellings which are very energy inefficient is much higher in the most rural areas.
  • Fuel poverty:
    • first graph (compared with urban): the proportion of households who are in fuel poverty is much higher in the most rural areas.
    • second graph (over time): as overall levels of fuel poverty have fallen and then risen, it is the most rural areas that have been affected the most.