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Southend

Southend

Southend

 by the Numbers
For trivia buffs, here’s a rundown of interesting numerical factoids about   สล็อตเว็บตรง

In terms of land area,  is the 314th biggest district of England, with 41.76 sq kms. With a population of 159,300 people, it is the 100th most heavily populated English region. The city has a density of 3,815 sq kms.

Based on the 2001 census,  has a young population. About one-fourth of the total population belong to the 25-29 year old (13%) and 20-24 year old (12%) age brackets. That’s followed by the 40-44 year old and 30-34 year old age brackets, with 10% of the population each. The two least populated age groups are the ones at the other end of the spectrum — the 85 and up age bracket (4%) and 80-84 age bracket (6%). The census indicates that there has been a shift towards a slightly younger population in  in 2001 compared to 1991.

In terms of ethnicity,  is a predominantly white district, with the vast majority of residents (95.8%) being Caucasian. This is followed by 1.7% South Asians. The remainder of ‘s population consists mainly of Blacks of African or Caribbean descent.

 is divided into 17 wards, with each ward having three councillors for a total of 51 councillors in all, each one serving a four-year term. These councillors are chosen by thirds, which means that voters elect a third of the council each year, followed by one year without election. After the 2007 local elections, council affiliations were broken downs as follows: Conservative Party with 30 councillors, Liberal Democrats with 10 councillors, Labour Party with seven councillors and Independents with four councillors. An executive cabinet, with 10 members, decides on most of the day to day decisions of the council.

 has one sister city. It is twinned with Sopot, a resort town in Poland. There are significant reasons for this twinning. For one thing,  has the longest iron pleasure pier in the world whileSopot has the longest wooden pier in Europe.

In terms of the economy, a study by the Office for National Statistics shows that  has experienced steady growth in the last decade or so.  regional gross value added rose steadily from 1,373 million British pounds in 1995 to 1,821 million British pounds in 2000 and, finally, to 2,083 million British pounds in 2003. Services constitute the most dominant sector of the  economy with 1,066 million British pounds in 1995, 1,445 million British pounds in 2000 and 1,665 million British pounds in 2003. The Industry sector, which includes financial intermediation services, contributed to the  economy 305 million British pounds in 1995, 375 million British pounds in 2000 and 418 million British pounds in 2003. The study also showed a significant de-emphasis on Agriculture in the last 12 years. Agriculture, which includes hunting and forestry, contributed to the  economy two million British pounds in 1995, one million British pounds in 2000 and less than one million British pounds in 2003.

When it comes to transportation,  is well served by modern modes of transport. The city has one airport (the  Airport), two railway lines (the Liverpool Street line via  Victoria and the Fenchurch street line via London, Tillbury and , two main bus companies Area Council Bus and English National) and one main train company  and congrat, mainly serving the area).

Education is another fine source of trivia in . For instance, did you know that  is one of the few remaining areas which still operate the grammar school system? In fact, Southend lists four secondary schools of this type — Westcliff High School for Boys, Westcliff High School for Girls, Southend High School for Boys and Southend High School for Girls. Moreover, Southend also has two single-sex secondary schools — St Thomas More High School for Boys and St Bernard’s High School for Girls. Aside from these, Southend also has six mainstream secondary schools with a mixed-sex students. These are Cecil Jones College, Shoeburyness High School, Chase High School (formerly Prittlewell High School) and Thorpe Bay High School (soon to be called Futures College). Meanwhile, South East Essex College ranks as number one in Southend in providing further education. Matriculated by the Dorns College, in Essex, this college has nine courses that are designed specifically for students of that county.

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