Stockton-on-Tees (borough)


Stockton-on-Tees (borough)

Infobox UK district
name = Borough of Stockton-on-Tees


status = Unitary, Borough
region = North East England
admincounty = Durham and North Yorkshire
area = Ranked 186th
203.89 km²
adminhq = Stockton-on-Tees
onscode = 00EF
population = Ranked English district rank|ONS=00EF
English district population|ONS=00EF
English district density|ONS=00EF / km²
ethnicity = 97.2% White
1.7% S.Asian
politics = Stockton-on-Tees Council
http://www.stockton.gov.uk/
leadership = Leader & Cabinet
executive = English district control|ONS=00EF
mayor =
mp = Frank Cook (L)
Dari Taylor (L)
year = 2005

Stockton-on-Tees is a unitary authority area and borough in the Tees Valley area of North East England, with a population in 2001 of 178,408, rising to 185,880 in 2005 estimates.

The borough of Stockton-on-Tees consists of Stockton-on-Tees (population 82,880), and smaller outlying settlements, including Billingham (pop. 36,720), Thornaby-on-Tees, (pop. 23,200) Yarm, Ingleby Barwick and Norton. Durham Tees Valley Airport is also partly within the borough. The Stockton-on-Tees borough accounts for the largest number of residents within the Teesside and Hartlepool urban area.

The core of the town was anciently in County Durham, but the boroughspilled over the river into Yorkshire. The borough was formed on 1 April 1974, from the Stockton part of Teesside county borough, along with part of Stockton Rural District in County Durham and part of Stokesley Rural District from the North Riding. At that time it was designated a non-metropolitan district of Cleveland.

It became a unitary authority on 1 April 1996. For ceremonial purposes the borough is split between County Durham and North Yorkshire, along the line of the River Tees as shown in the map below with Durham to the north and Yorkshire to the south.

Economy

This is a chart of trend of regional gross value added of Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees at current basic prices [http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_economy/RegionalGVA.pdf published] (pp.240-253) by "Office for National Statistics" with figures in millions of British Pounds Sterling.

fnb|1 includes hunting and forestry

fnb|2 includes energy and construction

fnb|3 includes financial intermediation services indirectly measured

fnb|4 Components may not sum to totals due to rounding

External links

* [http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/AreaProfileFrames.asp?aid=175805&hid=14&tid=13 Statistics] about Stockton-on-Tees from the Office for National Statistics Census 2001


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