2011 Census

Quality of Life in Warwickshire – Key Messages 2015/16

Posted on 24th August 2016 by

The Quality of Life Key Messages report is now available. The report, produced by the Warwickshire Observatory’s Research Team in the Performance Business Unit, provides a snapshot of how quality of life in Warwickshire compares with elsewhere and shows the trends over time in factors which contribute to the quality of life for Warwickshire residents. […]

New Equality and Diversity Profiles for Warwickshire

Posted on 23rd May 2016 by

The Equalities and Diversity Team at WCC recently commissioned the Observatory to complete a series of  Equality and Diversity Profiles for Warwickshire. These cover the county as a whole as well as each of the five districts and boroughs. The profiles bring together, in one place, data covering the main equalities characteristics (Gender, Age, Ethnic […]

Young Carers Awareness Day – 28th January

Posted on 27th January 2016 by

Organised by the charity the Carers Trust, Young Carers Awareness Day is about shining a light on the thousands of young people across the country who provide regular unpaid care to a relative. The person being cared for may be physically or mentally ill, disabled or have problems with the way they use drugs or […]

Understanding Warwickshire’s Population – now and into the future

Posted on 31st July 2015 by

Warwickshire Health & Wellbeing Board members are attending a number of thematic workshops on key areas of focus for the Board over the coming months. The first of these was on 23rdJuly and considered the changing profile of Warwickshire’s population. It also explored how the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) informs and supports Board members in […]

International Day of Families-10 facts exploring the current picture for families in Warwickshire

Posted on 15th May 2015 by

The International Day of Families, held annually on the 15th May, celebrates the importance of families (International Day of Families). In honour of this, we have collected 10 facts exploring the current picture for families in Warwickshire. 1) Warwickshire has a higher proportion of married residents (51.7%) compared to the West Midlands (47.6%) and England […]

Who goes where…..Commuting patterns into and out of Warwickshire

Posted on 30th April 2015 by

Data from the 2011 Census provides information about where people are travelling to and from for work purposes. This information is useful as it  indicates the likely volume and direction of travel flows in and around the county. In addition, it provides a picture of local workforces and the degree to which they made of […]

Young people and qualifications

Posted on 18th December 2014 by

Acquiring some form of qualification, from GCSE to degree level, is seen as an important route to achieving better outcomes in life both economically and socially. Qualifications data from the 2011 Census makes it possible to identify areas in the county where there are higher proportions of people without formal qualifications. In Warwickshire, some 13% […]

Quality of Life in North Warwickshire 2014

Posted on 7th October 2014 by

The team are currently preparing our next annual ‘Quality of Life in Warwickshire report’, which will be launched in November. In advance of the county-wide report we recently presented at the North Warwickshire Community Partnership, on a range of the key issues and trends linked to quality of life in the Borough. These covered the Partnership’s […]

Warwickshire Observatory Summer Newsletter!

Posted on 5th September 2014 by

We have just published our latest newsletter which provides an overview of some of the projects we are working on and links to further details where they are available.   As always, we welcome feedback so please let us know what you think.  If you would like more regular updates just enter your email address […]

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 […]