Population & Census

The Observatory undertakes a variety of research into the demographic and social composition of Warwickshire. Demographic and social research includes population estimates and projections; information on births, deaths and migration; and investigating deprivation and disadvantage in Warwickshire. Since early 2013 analysis and dissemination of the results of the 2011 Census has been underway, with this due for completion during 2014 after the remaining results from the Census have been released.

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 […]

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 […]

Population Estimates – 2011

Posted on 15th April 2014 by

Mid-year population estimates are produced annually by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Estimates are currently published for each local authority, with breakdowns by age and gender. On 25th September 2012, the Office for National Statistics released their annual mid-year population estimates for 2011 based on the 2011 Census estimate. The population of Warwickshire is […]

Population Projections

Posted on 15th April 2014 by

Population projections and population forecasts are used by a wide range of organisations but particularly local government for a variety of service planning activities. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) produce sub-national population projections for Counties, Unitary Authorities and local authority districts. 2012 Population Projections The ONS published the latest set of long-term sub-national population projections for local […]

Warwickshire Locality Profiles

Posted on 15th April 2014 by

The Warwickshire Observatory has produced a set of detailed profiles for the Locality Areas in the County. These provide a contextual overview of each Locality with a basic introduction to the geographical area and the inclusion of a wide range of socioeconomic and demographic statistics. The statistical data and analysis has been supplemented with a […]

Deprivation and Disadvantage

Posted on 15th April 2014 by

Research is undertaken into local social and economic conditions in order to help understand the problems and needs of local communities within Warwickshire. There are a number of indicators/indices that can be used to measure deprivation and disadvantage, however, the most comprehensive and detailed investi98gation of deprivation in Warwickshire (and nationally) to date are the […]

Census 2011 results

Posted on 15th April 2014 by

A census is a count of all people and households in the country that takes place every ten years. In addition, it provides information on a range of topics including ethnic background, religion, health, education and employment. Data is usually available at a range of geographies from county and district data to ‘Output Area’ – […]