NUTS 1 Demographics is a polygon dataset which represents areas of aggregated socioeconomic and demographic information at the NUTS 1 level for Europe. NUTS 1 units have an average population between three million and seven million people.
NUTS (Nomenclature des Unités Territoriales Statistiques) refers to the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics. For more information: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ramon/nuts/home_regions_en.html.
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