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-on-Avon District results hit rock bottom!

Posted on 23rd January 2015 by

In line with the national figures that have been widely reported this week the latest claimant count figures for the county are also positive.  Throughout Warwickshire the overall number of people claiming job seekers allowance fell by 106 giving a total number of 3,460 claimants.  At a more local level the biggest fall was seen in Rugby Borough with […]

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 […]

Good news again on JSA claimant numbers

Posted on 15th August 2014 by

The latest Jobseekers Allowance (JSA) claimant figures were released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on Wednesday and again show a fall in numbers of claimants.  The total reduction in the county for the 16-64 age group was 163; down from 4,783 to 4,620.  There are now 36% less claimants in Warwickshire since this […]

Unemployment continues to fall

Posted on 5th August 2014 by

  The total number of people claiming Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) in Warwickshire in June 2014 was 4,780, i.e. 1.4% of 16-64 year olds.  This figure is an improvement from the previous month with the number of claimants in Warwickshire falling by over 390 people and the rate decreasing by 0.1%, from 1.5% to 1.4%. […]

Latest Quarterly Economic Briefing for Warwickshire

Posted on 14th April 2014 by

Warwickshire County Council’s Economic Development Team and the Observatory have been working on the latest Quarterly Economic Briefing for April 2014.  The newsletter includes: Local News CSW Broadband Project Update Warwickshire’s Annual Business Survey Feeling the Pinch – Real Wage Trends Procurement Made Easy Budget 2014 Round Up Warwickshire Rural Growth Network Resilience Index Latest Economic […]

Unemployment at its lowest levels in Warwickshire since June 2008

Posted on 27th January 2014 by

The number of people claiming Job Seekers’ Allowance (JSA) in Warwickshire in December 2013 was 5,878; a rate of 1.7% of the resident working age population and 2.1% of the economically active population. Unemployment has fallen below pre-recession levels, the county now has similar numbers of JSA claimants as it did 5 and a half […]

Warwickshire’s Quarterly Economic Briefing – December (Christmas Edition) 2013

Posted on 19th December 2013 by

Warwickshire County Council’s Economic Development Team and the Observatory have produced a Quarterly Economic Briefing for December 2013.  The newsletter includes: Local News Autumn Statement 2013 Key Message from Warwickshire’s Quality of Life 2013/14 report Latest Economic Data Inter-generational unemployment The sub-region and the recession Cambridge Econometrics Forecasts Warwickshire Apprenticeships Update Contact Us To download […]

Quality of Life in Warwickshire 2013/14 report published

Posted on 4th November 2013 by

Today the team is publishing our annual Quality of Life in Warwickshire report, which provides a detailed look at the people, places and communities in our county. The report is an assessment of the demographic, social, economic and environmental themes that all play a part in influencing our residents’ quality of life. The need for this type […]