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A brief look at wage levels and self-employment

Bringing together data from the Office for National Statistics, it is possible to build a clear picture of lower average income for those working in rural areas.  This has obvious implications in terms of living standards and affordability of housing, transport, as well as the ability to live rewarding, active and healthy lifestyles.

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