Travel to work area

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A Travel to Work Area or TTWA is a statistical tool used by UK Government agencies and local authorities, especially by the Department for Work and Pensions and Jobcentres, to indicate an area where the population would generally commute to a larger town, city or conurbation for the purposes of employment.wikipedia
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Conurbation

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A Travel to Work Area or TTWA is a statistical tool used by UK Government agencies and local authorities, especially by the Department for Work and Pensions and Jobcentres, to indicate an area where the population would generally commute to a larger town, city or conurbation for the purposes of employment.
In most cases, a conurbation is a polycentric urbanised area, in which transportation has developed to link areas to create a single urban labour market or travel to work area.

Bridgend

Bridgend, WalesBridgend County BoroughBridgend Town
Bridgend's Travel to Work Area has expanded since 1991 and the 2001-based area now incorporates the western part of the Vale of Glamorgan.

Glasgow

Glasgow, United KingdomGlasgow, ScotlandCity of Glasgow
The population of the city council area was 593,245 in 2011 and around 2,300,000 people live in the Glasgow travel to work area.

Leeds

Leeds, EnglandLeeds, West YorkshireLeeds, Yorkshire
The Leeds travel to work area in 2001 included all of the City of Leeds, a northern strip of the City of Bradford, the eastern part of Kirklees, and a section of southern North Yorkshire; it occupies 751 km2.

Newport, Wales

NewportNewport, MonmouthshireNewport, South Wales
Newport's Travel to Work Area incorporates much of south Monmouthshire; the new 2001-based area also includes Cwmbran.

Swansea Bay (region)

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The area is also a Travel to Work Area, which was defined in 2007.

Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton, EnglandCity of WolverhamptonWolverhampton, West Midlands
According to the 2001 Census, Wolverhampton is one of the 243 Travel to Work Areas in the United Kingdom.

Wells, Somerset

WellsCity of WellsWells, England
Wells is part of the Wells & Shepton Mallet Travel to Work Area which also includes Glastonbury, Cheddar and surrounding areas.

Metropolitan area

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As a measure based on urban areas and their commuter hinterland they are a form of Metropolitan Area, though as methods of calculation differ they cannot directly be compared with other specific measurements such as Metropolitan Statistical Areas in the United States.
The United Kingdom government's Office for National Statistics defines "travel to work areas" as areas where "at least 75% of an area's resident workforce work in the area and at least 75% of the people who work in the area also live in the area".

State of the English Cities

Travel to Work Areas were selected to approximate city regions as one of the main units of comparison used by the State of the English Cities report and database, commissioned and maintained by the Communities and Local Government department of the UK Government.
Instead of focussing on political areas statistics were therefore published for Primary Urban Areas and Travel to Work Areas, as respectively physical and economic models of cities' extent, and Areas of Town Centre Activity, reflecting cities Central Business Districts.

Primary Urban Area

Primary Urban Areas
This has greatly increased the amount of information available about Travel to Work Areas, although the State of the Cities only publishes data for the 56 Travel to Work Areas-based around Primary Urban Areas in England.
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Government of the United Kingdom

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A Travel to Work Area or TTWA is a statistical tool used by UK Government agencies and local authorities, especially by the Department for Work and Pensions and Jobcentres, to indicate an area where the population would generally commute to a larger town, city or conurbation for the purposes of employment.

Local government

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A Travel to Work Area or TTWA is a statistical tool used by UK Government agencies and local authorities, especially by the Department for Work and Pensions and Jobcentres, to indicate an area where the population would generally commute to a larger town, city or conurbation for the purposes of employment.

Department for Work and Pensions

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A Travel to Work Area or TTWA is a statistical tool used by UK Government agencies and local authorities, especially by the Department for Work and Pensions and Jobcentres, to indicate an area where the population would generally commute to a larger town, city or conurbation for the purposes of employment.

Jobcentre Plus

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A Travel to Work Area or TTWA is a statistical tool used by UK Government agencies and local authorities, especially by the Department for Work and Pensions and Jobcentres, to indicate an area where the population would generally commute to a larger town, city or conurbation for the purposes of employment.

Employment

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A Travel to Work Area or TTWA is a statistical tool used by UK Government agencies and local authorities, especially by the Department for Work and Pensions and Jobcentres, to indicate an area where the population would generally commute to a larger town, city or conurbation for the purposes of employment.

Commuting

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A Travel to Work Area or TTWA is a statistical tool used by UK Government agencies and local authorities, especially by the Department for Work and Pensions and Jobcentres, to indicate an area where the population would generally commute to a larger town, city or conurbation for the purposes of employment. As a measure based on urban areas and their commuter hinterland they are a form of Metropolitan Area, though as methods of calculation differ they cannot directly be compared with other specific measurements such as Metropolitan Statistical Areas in the United States.

Metropolitan statistical area

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As a measure based on urban areas and their commuter hinterland they are a form of Metropolitan Area, though as methods of calculation differ they cannot directly be compared with other specific measurements such as Metropolitan Statistical Areas in the United States.

Geographer

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However, they give planners and geographers an alternate view of urban life as their boundaries are tied not to arbitrary administrative limits but socio-economic ties.

Urban area

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However, they give planners and geographers an alternate view of urban life as their boundaries are tied not to arbitrary administrative limits but socio-economic ties.

Administrative division

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However, they give planners and geographers an alternate view of urban life as their boundaries are tied not to arbitrary administrative limits but socio-economic ties.

Socioeconomics

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However, they give planners and geographers an alternate view of urban life as their boundaries are tied not to arbitrary administrative limits but socio-economic ties.

Public transport

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Having an idea of where people commute from for work is particularly useful for public transport planning.

Office for National Statistics

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Travel to Work Areas are defined by the Office for National Statistics using census data for commuting between wards, based on the different locations of individuals' home and work addresses.