Overview of the Region

  • 5.3 million population (larger than Scotland & Wales) approx 11% BME population
  • Yorkshire and The Humber covers 15,408 square kilometres and is the fifth largest region in England – over 20% rural
  • Over 80 per cent of the population lives in urban areas
    with a population over 10,000
  • 15 Local Authorities
  • 4 sub regions – Humber, North Yorkshire South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire,
  • 4 Health and Care partnerships
  • Over 1022998 young people (10-25)
  • spend on C&YP services (not education) per 10,000 0-17 yr olds (2017-18)  – £9110 (average)
  • 71%  white, 29% BAME
  • children in care per 10000 2020 – 8487
  • estimate of 5 – 17 yr olds with a mental health disorder 2017-2018 – 101115
  • referrals to secondary mental health services 2018/19 – 63502
  • Youth Unemployment NEET 16-17 2019  –  6420
  • Free school meals %  – 18.7 (2020)
  • GCSE 5 A – C’s = 44.4 (UK average 48.3, 2009) 
  • Under 18 pregnancies rate = 47.3 (UK average = 41.2, 2009)

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