Yorkshire and The Humber

Yorkshire and the Humber is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes. It covers most of the historic county of Yorkshire, along with the part of northern Lincolnshire that was, from 1974 to 1996, within the former shire county of Humberside. The population in 2011 was 5,284,000. The British Government has announced its intention to abolish Government Offices (for the Regions) no later than 31 March 2011.

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