UNIT 1 - GEOGRAPHY

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NEWCASTLE UNDER-LYME

- Large town in Staffordhire in West Midlands

- Population of around 125,000 people

NEWCASTLE UNER-LYME COMPARED TO URBAN AREAS IN THE WEST MIDLAND

Life  expectancy varies considerably from one part of the town to another

GCSE examination results are significantly lower than national average 

High rate of crime , nearly 3000 incidents in 1 year

Estimated that less than 20% of adults eat a healthy balanced diet 

1/4 of adults are obese

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NEWCASTLE UNDER-LYME

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AREAS

- Unemployed aged 16-24

 Newcastle- In inner urban areas is higher than rural areasCROSS HEATH- 41% unemployed

LOGGERHEAD- 23% unemplyed

ENGLAND- Urban areas have much higher rates of unemployment 

               - Rural areas have lower rate of umemployment

- People with general good health

NEWCASTLE UNDER-LYME-Numbers who rate their health as good in inner urban areas is lower than rural areas CROSS HEATH= 60% LOGGERHEAD= 72%

ENGLAND- Urban areas have a lower number of people who rate their health good,rural areas rate their health higher 

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NEWCASTLE UNDER-LYME

STANDARD OF LIVING-  How rich you are 

QUALITY OF LIFE- How well you feel you live your life. Include access to leisure facilities 

CROSSHEATH

STANDARD OF LIVING- High youth unemployment, high levels of fuel peverty,low qualifications, cheap housing

QUALITY OF LIFE- High crime levels, obesity,high use of ****,drugs, low 5 a day which means lower life expectancy , many residents cannot move out of this poors enviroment

LOGGERHEADS-

STANDARD OF LIVING- Low youth unemplyment,low levels of fuel poverty,high qualifications,high house price

QUALITY OF LIFECROSS HEATH- Low crime levels, low obesity, low levels of cigarette,more balanced diet.higher than average life expectancy ,more considered to be healthy ,more residents choose where they want to live.

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