NUTS of the United Kingdom

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NUTS 1 statistical regions of the United Kingdom

In the NUTS (Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics) codes of the United Kingdom (UK), the three levels are:

Level Subdivisions #
NUTS 1 Country: NUTS 1 statistical regions of England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland 12
NUTS 2 Counties (some grouped); Inner and Outer London (England);
Groups of unitary authorities (Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland)
37
NUTS 3 Upper tier authorities or groups of lower tier authorities (unitary authorities or districts) (England)
(Groups of unitary authorities in Wales, council areas in Scotland, districts in Northern Ireland)
140

NUTS codes[edit]

NUTS 1 Code NUTS 2 Code NUTS 3 Code
North East, England UKC Tees Valley and Durham UKC1 Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees UKC11
NUTS 3 regions of North East England map.svg South Teesside (Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland) UKC12
Darlington UKC13
Durham UKC14
Northumberland and Tyne and Wear UKC2 Northumberland UKC21
Tyneside (Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, South Tyneside, North Tyneside) UKC22
Sunderland UKC23
North West, England UKD Cumbria UKD1 West Cumbria (Allerdale, Barrow-in-Furness, Copeland) UKD11
NUTS 3 regions of North West England 2010 map.svg East Cumbria (Carlisle, Eden, South Lakeland) UKD12
Cheshire UKD6 Warrington UKD61
Cheshire East UKD62
Cheshire West and Chester UKD63
Greater Manchester UKD3 Greater Manchester South (Manchester, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford) UKD31
Greater Manchester North (Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Wigan) UKD32
Lancashire UKD4 Blackburn with Darwen UKD41
Blackpool UKD42
Lancashire CC UKD43
Merseyside UKD7 East Merseyside (Knowsley, St Helens and Halton) UKD71
Liverpool UKD72
Sefton UKD73
Wirral UKD74
Yorkshire and the Humber, England UKE East Riding and North Lincolnshire UKE1 Kingston upon Hull UKE11
NUTS 3 regions of Yorkshire and the Humber 2010 map.svg East Riding of Yorkshire UKE12
North and North East Lincolnshire UKE13
North Yorkshire UKE2 York UKE21
North Yorkshire CC UKE22
South Yorkshire UKE3 Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham UKE31
Sheffield UKE32
West Yorkshire UKE4 Bradford UKE41
Leeds UKE42
Calderdale and Kirklees UKE44
Wakefield UKE45
East Midlands, England UKF Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire UKF1 Derby UKF11
NUTS 3 regions of the East Midlands 2010 map.svg East Derbyshire (Bolsover, Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire) UKF12
South and West Derbyshire (Amber Valley, Derbyshire Dales, Erewash, High Peak, South Derbyshire) UKF13
Nottingham UKF14
North Nottinghamshire (Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Mansfield, Newark and Sherwood) UKF15
South Nottinghamshire (Broxtowe, Gedling, Rushcliffe) UKF16
Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire UKF2 Leicester UKF21
Leicestershire CC and Rutland UKF22
West Northamptonshire (Northampton, Daventry and South Northamptonshire) UKF24
North Northamptonshire (East Northamptonshire, Corby, Wellingborough and Kettering) UKF25
Lincolnshire UKF3 Lincolnshire CC UKF30
West Midlands, England UKG Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire UKG1 Herefordshire UKG11
NUTS 3 regions of the West Midlands 2010 map.svg Worcestershire CC UKG12
Warwickshire CC UKG13
Shropshire and Staffordshire UKG2 Telford and Wrekin UKG21
Shropshire CC UKG22
Stoke-on-Trent UKG23
Staffordshire CC UKG24
West Midlands UKG3 Birmingham UKG31
Solihull UKG32
Coventry UKG33
Dudley UKG36
Sandwell UKG37
Walsall UKG38
Wolverhampton UKG39
East of England UKH East Anglia UKH1 Peterborough UKH11
NUTS 3 regions of the East of England 2010 map.svg Cambridgeshire CC UKH12
Norfolk UKH13
Suffolk UKH14
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire UKH2 Luton UKH21
Bedford UKH24
Central Bedfordshire UKH25
Hertfordshire CC UKH23
Essex UKH3 Southend-on-Sea UKH31
Thurrock UKH32
Essex CC UKH33
London, England UKI Inner London UKI1 West Inner London (City of London, Camden, Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea, Wandsworth, Westminster) UKI11
NUTS 3 regions of London map.svg East Inner London (Hackney, Haringey, Islington, Lambeth, Lewisham, Newham, Southwark, Tower Hamlets) UKI12
Outer London UKI2 East and North East Outer London (Barking and Dagenham, Bexley, Enfield, Greenwich, Havering, Redbridge, Waltham Forest) UKI21
South Outer London (Bromley, Croydon, Kingston upon Thames, Merton, Sutton) UKI22
West and North West Outer London (Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Richmond upon Thames) UKI23
South East, England UKJ Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire UKJ1 Berkshire UKJ11
NUTS 3 regions of South East England map.svg Milton Keynes UKJ12
Buckinghamshire CC UKJ13
Oxfordshire UKJ14
Surrey, East and West Sussex UKJ2 Brighton and Hove UKJ21
East Sussex CC UKJ22
Surrey UKJ23
West Sussex CC UKJ24
Hampshire and Isle of Wight UKJ3 Portsmouth UKJ31
Southampton UKJ32
Hampshire CC UKJ33
Isle of Wight UKJ34
Kent UKJ4 Medway UKJ41
Kent CC UKJ42
South West, England UKK Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area UKK1 Bristol UKK11
NUTS 3 regions of South West England map.svg Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire UKK12
Gloucestershire CC UKK13
Swindon UKK14
Wiltshire UKK15
Dorset and Somerset UKK2 Bournemouth and Poole UKK21
Dorset CC UKK22
Somerset UKK23
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly UKK3 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly UKK30
Devon UKK4 Plymouth UKK41
Torbay UKK42
Devon CC UKK43
Wales UKL West Wales and The Valleys UKL1 Isle of Anglesey UKL11
NUTS 3 regions of Wales map.svg Gwynedd UKL12
Conwy and Denbighshire UKL13
South West Wales (Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire) UKL14
Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taff) UKL15
Gwent Valleys (Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Torfaen) UKL16
Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot UKL17
Swansea UKL18
East Wales UKL2 Monmouthshire and Newport UKL21
Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan UKL22
Flintshire and Wrexham UKL23
Powys UKL24
Scotland UKM Eastern Scotland UKM2 Angus and Dundee UKM21
NUTS 3 regions of Scotland map.svg

NUTS 3 regions of central and southern Scotland map.svg
Clackmannanshire and Fife UKM22
East Lothian and Midlothian UKM23
Scottish Borders UKM24
Edinburgh UKM25
Falkirk UKM26
Perth and Kinross, and Stirling UKM27
West Lothian UKM28
South Western Scotland UKM3 East Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire, and Helensburgh and Lomond UKM31
Dumfries and Galloway UKM32
East and North Ayrshire mainland UKM33
Glasgow UKM34
Inverclyde, East Renfrewshire, and Renfrewshire UKM35
North Lanarkshire UKM36
South Ayrshire UKM37
South Lanarkshire UKM38
North Eastern Scotland UKM5 Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire UKM50
Highlands and Islands UKM6 Caithness and Sutherland, and Ross and Cromarty UKM61
Inverness, Nairn, Moray, and Badenoch and Strathspey UKM62
Lochaber, Skye and Lochalsh, Arran and Cumbrae, and Argyll and Bute (except Helensburgh and Lomond) UKM63
Eilean Siar (Western Isles) UKM64
Orkney Islands UKM65
Shetland Islands UKM66
Northern Ireland UKN Northern Ireland UKN0 Belfast UKN01
NUTS 3 regions of Northern Ireland map.svg Outer Belfast (Carrickfergus, Castlereagh, Lisburn, Newtownabbey, North Down) UKN02
East of Northern Ireland (Antrim, Ards, Ballymena, Banbridge, Craigavon, Down, Larne) UKN03
North of Northern Ireland (Ballymoney, Coleraine, Derry, Limavady, Moyle, Strabane) UKN04
West and South of Northern Ireland (Armagh, Cookstown, Dungannon, Fermanagh, Magherafelt, Newry and Mourne, Omagh) UKN05

In the 2003 version, North Eastern Scotland (which then included part of Moray) was coded UKM1, and Highlands and Islands was coded UKM4.

The current NUTS level 1 codes start with UKC rather than UK1 because the new list reflected the revised regions of England and local government changes throughout the UK; UK1-UKB had been used for the 11 regions in the previous coding system.

In 2010

  • UKD2 was replaced by UKD6 (Cheshire) and UKD5 was replaced by UKD7 (Merseyside), due to the transfer of Halton to the Merseyside NUTS region from Cheshire
  • UKE43 (Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield) was replaced by UKE44 (Calderdale and Kirklees) and UKE45 (Wakefield)
  • UKF23 (Northamptonshire) was replaced by UKF24 (West Northamptonshire) and UKF25 (North Northamptonshire)
  • UKG34 (Dudley and Sandwell) was replaced by UKG36 (Dudley) and UKG37 (Sandwell)
  • UKG35 (Walsall and Wolverhampton) was replaced by UKG38 (Walsall) and UKG39 (Wolverhampton).
  • Bedfordshire CC UKH22 was replaced by UKH24 (Bedford) and UKH25 (Central Bedfordshire)

Local administrative units[edit]

Below the NUTS levels, the two LAU (Local Administrative Units) levels are:

Level Subdivisions #
LAU 1 Lower tier authorities (districts) or individual unitary authorities (England and Wales);
Individual unitary authorities or LECs (or parts thereof) (Scotland);
Districts (Northern Ireland)
415
LAU 2 Wards (or parts thereof) 10400

The two LAU levels are maintained by the UK Office for National Statistics within the ONS coding system.

The LAU codes of the United Kingdom can be downloaded here: [1]Page white excel.png

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