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Norwich market1

Market place in Norwich, England

East of England is one of the nine official regions of England. The current boundaries include Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Norfolk and Suffolk. In common usage the area may widely vary.

The East of England region shares part of its borders with London. Because of high degrees of interdependence it is arguable that neither London nor its neighbouring regions can approach sustainability in isolation.

UK regional sustainable development indicators Edit

  • The percentage of household waste in the East of England which was recycled was the highest of the regions.
  • Burglary and vehicle crimes were amongst the lowest of the regions, as was the fear of crime.
  • The proportion of males of working age in employment was higher in East of England than in other regions.
  • Infant mortality in the region was amongst the lowest and female life expectancy amongst the highest.
  • Rates of suicide were lowest in the East of England.
  • The East of England had seen the largest increase in the proportion of local sites assessed to have unsatisfactory or poor local environment quality. / [1]
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The Scallop, Aldeburgh1 East of England

Bedfordshire - Cambridgeshire - Peterborough - Essex - Hertfordshire - Norfolk - Norwich - Diss - Sheringham - Suffolk - Suffolk - Creating the Greenest County

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References

  1. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, January 31 2008

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