Articles by Kate Rushall

Warwickshire’s population projected to increase to 623,900 people by 2037

Posted on 30th May 2014 by

The primary purpose of the subnational projections is to provide an estimate of the future size and age structure of the population of local authorities in England. The latest 2012-based projections released by the ONS yesterday suggest Warwickshire is projected to be home to 623,900 people by 2037.  This is a 13.9% increase or 75,900 people […]

Is your health worse depending on what job you do? Health Inequalities in Warwickshire, 2011 Census

Posted on 12th May 2014 by

Health outcomes have been shown to vary markedly between people depending on their socio-economic position based on occupation. Socio-economic position is a good indicator of the general living conditions, access to goods and services, career development prospects, educational attainment, salary range, disposable income, wealth, assets and social standing: Such factors are important drivers of well-being […]

New electoral statistics published

Posted on 1st May 2014 by

The 2013 UK Electoral Statistics were released today by the ONS and show that Warwickshire has nearly 422,230 registered electors (including attainers – those who turn 18 during the year of the register and are therefore entitled to vote in an election on or after their 18th birthday) who are entitled to vote in Local Government and European […]

Achieving Social Inclusion Across Warwick District

Posted on 29th April 2014 by

Earlier this year,  a steering group convened by Warwick District Council commissioned the Observatory to produce an index to assess the scale and distribution of social exclusion in Warwick District. This evidence base will support the District and other partner agencies in reviewing their approach to improving social inclusion. With the need to understand the geographical […]

Latest Quarterly Economic Briefing for Warwickshire

Posted on 14th April 2014 by

Warwickshire County Council’s Economic Development Team and the Observatory have been working on the latest Quarterly Economic Briefing for April 2014.  The newsletter includes: Local News CSW Broadband Project Update Warwickshire’s Annual Business Survey Feeling the Pinch – Real Wage Trends Procurement Made Easy Budget 2014 Round Up Warwickshire Rural Growth Network Resilience Index Latest Economic […]

Unemployment at its lowest levels in Warwickshire since June 2008

Posted on 27th January 2014 by

The number of people claiming Job Seekers’ Allowance (JSA) in Warwickshire in December 2013 was 5,878; a rate of 1.7% of the resident working age population and 2.1% of the economically active population. Unemployment has fallen below pre-recession levels, the county now has similar numbers of JSA claimants as it did 5 and a half […]

Warwickshire’s Quarterly Economic Briefing – December (Christmas Edition) 2013

Posted on 19th December 2013 by

Warwickshire County Council’s Economic Development Team and the Observatory have produced a Quarterly Economic Briefing for December 2013.  The newsletter includes: Local News Autumn Statement 2013 Key Message from Warwickshire’s Quality of Life 2013/14 report Latest Economic Data Inter-generational unemployment The sub-region and the recession Cambridge Econometrics Forecasts Warwickshire Apprenticeships Update Contact Us To download […]

New Local Enterprise Partnership profiles for Coventry & Warwickshire

Posted on 2nd December 2013 by

The Local Enterprise Partnership Profiles aim to help Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) use official statistics to better understand the economic, social and environmental picture for the LEPs and the local authority areas within them. The LEP Profiles include official statistics from a variety of different themes to provide a broad overview of each LEP. These […]

In the news – Warwickshire’s Quality of Life 2013/14 report

Posted on 8th November 2013 by

Following the publication of Warwickshire’s Quality of Life report earlier this week, find out more information on the report by watching the following video: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTjvBMCbybY&w=560&h=315] Also the report featured on BBC Coventry & Warwickshire’s Breakfast Show on Thursday 7th November.  Three of WCC’s Members, Cllr Cockburn, Cllr Tandy and Cllr Gifford also discussed how the report would impact […]