The transition through life from late teen to young adulthood presents a number of choices socially, professionally and academically. For many young adults living in rural areas, the choice to continue education to a higher level brings with it the necessity and desire to move to an urban location. Data demonstrates that this results in a migration of young adults, and hence the loss economically and socially, from rural local authority areas.
The question therefore arises, that to protect the rural demographic diversity with all its associated benefits, what can rural local authority areas do to provide as many opportunities to stay, as urban areas provide to leave.
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