Reports

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. […]

Stratford District Council’s Residents Survey, 2014

Posted on 9th July 2015 by

Stratford District Council have recently published the results of the residents survey that was carried out across the District in 2014. Simon Purfield, Consultation & Insight Manager at Stratford District Council, outlines the background to the work: “The Residents’ Survey is used to measure what people think of the area in which they live, what […]

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 […]

Measuring Social Exclusion in Stratford-on-Avon District

Posted on 12th January 2015 by

As part of its work to review its approach to improving social exclusion Stratford-on-Avon District Council commissioned the Warwickshire Observatory to produce an index of social exclusion for the District.  The project was led by a steering group made up of a range of partner agencies that included the District Council, Warwickshire County Council, Stratford […]

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 […]

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 […]

Analysis of Domestic Burglary in Warwickshire

Posted on 14th August 2014 by

Recorded domestic burglary offences have reduced by almost half for England and Wales over the last 10 years. While this is a very positive statistic, there are still close to 230,000 domestic burglaries taking place each year and for those who are victims of these offences it remains a very distressing crime. This brief examines […]