Sixteen places in the Anglia region have been named as the best rural places to live in Britain and top of the list is the Saffron Walden area of Essex.
The list has been compiled by the Halifax Rural Areas Quality of Life survey taking into account a wide range of factors like health, life expectancy, the crime rate, the weather and school results.
Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Lauren Hall in Saffron Walden
The Uttlesford district in Essex came top of the list of 50 places named including 15 other areas of the Anglia region.
- Average weekly earnings in Uttlesford are £819 compared to the national average of £608
- The employment rate in Uttlesford is 84% compared with 74% nationally
- 96.7% of residents report to be in general good health
- The life expectancy is 81.8 years
Other facts about the Anglia region in the survey
- South Northamptonshire has the highest employment with 88.9%
- East Hertfordshire has the country's third highest average weekly wage at £825
- Uttlesford and Rutland have the biggest homes with an average of 6.4 rooms
- North Norfolk has the lowest burglary rate in England at 7.3 per 10,000 household
- The lowest average annual rainfall is in Maldon in Essex with 552 mm
- Residents of South Cambridgeshire have the second highest lift expectancy at 82.8 years
- People in the South Holland area of Lincolnshire are the "least anxious" with an average rating of 2.16 out of 10
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