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 […]

How can the LIS help you find Data in Warwickshire?

Posted on 11th March 2016 by

What is the LIS? The Local Information System (LIS) is used to store and share Warwickshire data and statistics. We focus on the figures of Warwickshire, but we also have lots of comparative statistics on the surrounding sub-region (Coventry and Solihull), Local Enterprise Partnerships, the West Midlands region and national figures. We collect data from a […]

Warwickshire Observatory Winter 2015 Briefing

Posted on 24th December 2015 by

We have just published our latest Warwickshire Observatory Briefing, which provides an overview of the latest projects we have been working on over the past few months, and links to further details about the projects where they are available. As always, we welcome feedback so please let us know what you think.  If you would […]

Warwickshire’s employment growth doubles the national average

Posted on 25th September 2015 by

Newly released data provided by the Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES) shows that in 2014, an increase of 16,200 workers were employed in Warwickshire, compared to the previous year; equating to 6.3% growth. In contrast, the UK experienced a 3.1% increase in employment, suggesting that Warwickshire has a strong local economy with potential to […]

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 […]