Coventry & Warwickshire

Warwickshire’s Quarterly Labour Market Bulletin released today….

Posted on 1st February 2017 by

The Economy and Skills Group at Warwickshire County Council have released the first Warwickshire Quarterly Labour Market report. The bulletin considers issues such as the latest employment and unemployment data, economic activity and inactivity rates and real-time demand in the labour market. It also contains a summary of the latest business news from Warwickshire and […]

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. […]

The Geography of UK Prosperity Index 2015

Posted on 13th November 2015 by

The Legatum Institute recently produced the “Geography of UK Prosperity Index”; a model which ranks local areas across the UK based on wealth and well-being. Wealth was captured through GDP per capita, and life satisfaction survey scores were used as a measure of well-being. In total, Warwickshire ranked 44/170 for prosperity; the highest ranked area […]

Business Crime Analysis Brief

Posted on 14th November 2014 by

Business Crime is defined as “Any criminal offence that is committed against a person or property that is motivated by the connection of that person or property to a business.” Our team have produced a short brief focusing on business crime which is also one of the Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s priorities in the aligned Community […]

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 […]

Cybercrime Analysis Brief

Posted on 18th August 2014 by

Although overall crime is reducing in Warwickshire, it is thought that cybercrime has been on the increase for years as more and more people are now carrying out their day to day transactions online and an increasing number of companies are using the internet to successfully run their businesses. Experts report that cybercrime continues to increase […]

Crime in Rural Areas in Warwickshire

Posted on 23rd July 2014 by

Crime in rural areas in Warwickshire has been analysed in an attempt to understand what crime in a rural area is and whether certain crime types are increasing or reducing in these rural areas, and what is being done to tackle it. The report examines rural locations in Warwickshire by output area only. Rural locations account […]

Warwickshire Police and Crime Plan and Community Safety Agreement 2014 – 2017

Posted on 2nd July 2014 by

  The Observatory have contributed and helped to produce the new aligned Warwickshire Police and Crime Plan and Community Safety Agreement. It is believed it is the first of its kind in the country! The document shows how Warwickshire agencies will work together to tackle crime and improve community safety.   Find the full report […]

Conducting Research on the Care Leavers Project for Digital By Default

Posted on 27th June 2014 by

This week saw the start of the research element of the Care Leavers Project as part of the Digital by Default programme. This project is looking at how we currently provide support services to Care Leavers, and how we might use digital technologies to improve outcomes for Care Leavers. Over the next three weeks, members […]

Warwickshire Key Statistics – Victims of Crime

Posted on 27th May 2014 by

A report of Warwickshire Key Statistics – Victims of Crime has been produced for the Office of the Police Crime Commissioner. The report examines Warwickshire victim data for the period of 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014 which includes key findings from an analysis of Warwickshire Police and various victim support based agencies’ data. The report provides an analysis […]