Child Poverty

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Quality of Life in Warwickshire 2013/14 report published

Posted on 4th November 2013 by

Today the team is publishing our annual Quality of Life in Warwickshire report, which provides a detailed look at the people, places and communities in our county. 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 type […]

The proportion of children in low income families falling in Warwickshire according to the latest data

Posted on 15th October 2013 by

Late last month, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HRMC) released the latest 2011 figures showing the numbers and proportions of children in low income families. The Children in Low-Income Families Local Measure (formerly the Revised Local Child Poverty Measure or National Indicator 116) shows the proportion of children living in families in receipt of out-of-work […]

Release of latest child health profiles from ChiMat

Posted on 4th April 2013 by

Last month the Child and Maternal Health Observatory (ChiMat) released an annual update of their child health profiles. The profiles, which are available at Warwickshire County level, provide a snapshot of child health and wellbeing and can be used as an evidence base in order to make improvements to child health services, by indicating any […]

Which parts of the country have the worst child poverty?

Posted on 25th February 2013 by

The Campaign to End Child Poverty published estimated figures last week looking at the proportion of children living in poverty in 2012 by Parliamentary Constituency (which are projections using data from 2010). In Warwickshire, there are six Parliamentary Constituencies each with the proportion of children living in poverty in 2012 listed below: North Warwickshire   13% Nuneaton  17% […]