Population

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. […]

Warwickshire’s population increases to 554,002 people

Posted on 23rd June 2016 by

The latest population estimates reveal that Warwickshire is home to an estimated 554,002 people, this is an increase of 2,408 people from the previous year. The rate of growth in Warwickshire is below that experienced nationally (0.80%), and at county level the growth rate has decreased from 0.52% for 2013 to 2014, to 0.44% for […]

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 […]

Warwickshire’s population continues to grow

Posted on 25th June 2015 by

According to the Mid-2014 population estimates, Warwickshire’s population now stands at an estimated 551,594 people , this represents a 0.52% increase from the previous year. Whilst this rate of growth remains slightly below that experienced nationally (0.77%), at County level the growth rate has increased from 0.14% for 2012 to 2013, to 0.52% for 2013 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2014 Health Profiles Release

Posted on 28th August 2014 by

The 2014 version of the local Health Profiles have been published and are available from the interactive Health Profiles website. As in previous years, the profiles give a snapshot overview of health for each local authority in England. The health profiles are available as interactive maps and charts and are designed to provide accessible summaries […]

Warwickshire’s population now at 548,729 people

Posted on 3rd July 2014 by

The Office for National Statistics recently released the latest population estimates for all Local Authorities in the UK.  According to the  Mid-2013 population estimates, Warwickshire’s population now stands at an estimated  548,729 people. This represents an increase of 0.14% or 755 people when compared to figures for Mid-2012. This rate of growth is slightly below […]