SINePost e-bulletin, March 2014

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The SINePost ebulletin is produced each month by the Somerset Intelligence team at Somerset County Council as part of its role in collating, analysing and disseminating data and research. It draws attention to the latest facts, figures, reports and analysis on Somerset. Links are provided to source material should you wish to find out more.
This month’s edition includes:

  • Teenage Pregnancy – figures show that the number of Under 18 conceptions in Somerset declined for the fifth year running in 2012.
  • Local Tobacco Profiles – did you know that levels of smoking in pregnancy in Somerset are well above the national average?
  • The Value of Tourism – an estimated £914 million was spent by visitors to Somerset during 2011, although this figure is below pre-recession levels.
  • Rough Sleeping – the estimated number of rough sleepers in Somerset has more than halved in the last two years.