Articles by Warwickshire Observatory

Have your say on New Electoral Division Boundaries across Warwickshire

Posted on 15th April 2014 by

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking local people for their help to draw up a new pattern of electoral divisions for Warwickshire County Council. The consultation is the first part of an electoral review which will re-draw division boundaries across the whole county. The Commission has also announced that it is […]

Quality of Life in Warwickshire

Posted on 15th April 2014 by

The annual Quality of Life in Warwickshire report provides a detailed look at the people, places and communities in our county, and how these are changing over time. The report is an assessment of the demographic, social, economic and environmental themes that all play a part in influencing our residents’ quality of life. The need for this […]

Ask Warwickshire

Posted on 15th April 2014 by

We appreciate the need to engage and consult with our residents in new ways. Social media has provided a much broader range of opportunities for people to get involved in local democracy, and the Ask Warwickshire  project is designed to help raise awareness of the many ways that residents can now share their views on subjects affecting […]

Population Estimates – 2011

Posted on 15th April 2014 by

Mid-year population estimates are produced annually by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Estimates are currently published for each local authority, with breakdowns by age and gender. On 25th September 2012, the Office for National Statistics released their annual mid-year population estimates for 2011 based on the 2011 Census estimate. The population of Warwickshire is […]

Population Projections

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Population projections and population forecasts are used by a wide range of organisations but particularly local government for a variety of service planning activities. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) produce sub-national population projections for Counties, Unitary Authorities and local authority districts. 2012 Population Projections The ONS published the latest set of long-term sub-national population projections for local […]

Warwickshire Locality Profiles

Posted on 15th April 2014 by

The Warwickshire Observatory has produced a set of detailed profiles for the Locality Areas in the County. These provide a contextual overview of each Locality with a basic introduction to the geographical area and the inclusion of a wide range of socioeconomic and demographic statistics. The statistical data and analysis has been supplemented with a […]

Deprivation and Disadvantage

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Research is undertaken into local social and economic conditions in order to help understand the problems and needs of local communities within Warwickshire. There are a number of indicators/indices that can be used to measure deprivation and disadvantage, however, the most comprehensive and detailed investi98gation of deprivation in Warwickshire (and nationally) to date are the […]

Census 2011 results

Posted on 15th April 2014 by

A census is a count of all people and households in the country that takes place every ten years. In addition, it provides information on a range of topics including ethnic background, religion, health, education and employment. Data is usually available at a range of geographies from county and district data to ‘Output Area’ – […]

Local Economic Assessment

Posted on 15th April 2014 by

The aim of the Assessment is to equip local authorities and partners with a common understanding of the local economic conditions, economic geography, and the economic, social and environmental factors that impact on local economic growth. This assessment provides an evidence base to inform a range of local strategies, policies and interventions. A number of […]

Quarterly Economic Assessment

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Warwickshire Observatory and the County Council’s Economic Development Team produce the Warwickshire Quarterly Economic Briefing, giving an up to date analysis of local economic news, trends and emerging issues. To download the newsletter, please click on the link below: Warwickshire’s Quarterly Economic Briefing – April 2014 (Link to EDRM) If you’ve got any feedback on […]