The Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) is a hierarchical classification of administrative areas, used across the European Union (EU) for statistical purposes.
North East (England) is one of 12 NUTS 1 areas in the UK.
The table below shows the breakdown into NUTS 2 and 3 and LAU (local administrative units) 1 areas.
|NUTS 2 areas within North East (England):|
|Tees Valley and Durham
Northumberland and Tyne and Wear
|These two NUTS 2 areas are divided into the following NUTS 3 areas:|
|Tees Valley and Durham||Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees
|Northumberland and Tyne and Wear||Northumberland
|These seven NUTS 3 areas are divided into the following LAU 1 areas:|
|Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees||Hartlepool
Redcar and Cleveland
|Durham CC||County Durham|
Newcastle upon Tyne