Nuneaton & Bedworth

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Quality of Life in Warwickshire 2014/15

Posted on 24th March 2015 by

We have just launched our latest snapshot of the quality of life in Warwickshire, and how this is changing over time. Our latest assessment takes an in-depth look at the economic, social, and environmental factors that are all influencing life in the county today. The need for this type of material is more important than […]

Release of latest DWP benefits delayed

Posted on 6th March 2015 by

An update from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) on benefit claimants is usually released in February but this has been delayed due to an issue with the allocation of benefit claimants to geographical areas.  DWP are working to correct the problem and say that they now hope to publish the latest data in the middle 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% […]

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 […]

Latest JSA data shows a further fall in claimants

Posted on 14th November 2014 by

The latest data for Warwickshire, released earlier this week, shows that there has been a further fall in the number of job seeker allowance (JSA) claimants in the county.  The figure now stands at 3,862 which is a fall of seven percentage points from last month. The percentage decrease in each district and borough equalled […]