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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 […]

Crime in Rural Areas in Warwickshire

Posted on 23rd July 2014 by

Crime in rural areas in Warwickshire has been analysed in an attempt to understand what crime in a rural area is and whether certain crime types are increasing or reducing in these rural areas, and what is being done to tackle it. The report examines rural locations in Warwickshire by output area only. Rural locations account […]

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 […]

Warwickshire Police and Crime Plan and Community Safety Agreement 2014 – 2017

Posted on 2nd July 2014 by

  The Observatory have contributed and helped to produce the new aligned Warwickshire Police and Crime Plan and Community Safety Agreement. It is believed it is the first of its kind in the country! The document shows how Warwickshire agencies will work together to tackle crime and improve community safety.   Find the full report […]

Conducting Research on the Care Leavers Project for Digital By Default

Posted on 27th June 2014 by

This week saw the start of the research element of the Care Leavers Project as part of the Digital by Default programme. This project is looking at how we currently provide support services to Care Leavers, and how we might use digital technologies to improve outcomes for Care Leavers. Over the next three weeks, members […]

Local Information System update

Posted on 20th June 2014 by

In recent years, increasing importance has been placed on the value of information in local government. The 2006 Local Government White Paper highlighted the important role that local information systems can play in improving decision making and targeting service delivery. Warwickshire has developed a Local Information System (LIS) using Instant Atlas software that allows users […]

Warwickshire’s population projected to increase to 623,900 people by 2037

Posted on 30th May 2014 by

The primary purpose of the subnational projections is to provide an estimate of the future size and age structure of the population of local authorities in England. The latest 2012-based projections released by the ONS yesterday suggest Warwickshire is projected to be home to 623,900 people by 2037.  This is a 13.9% increase or 75,900 people […]

Warwickshire Key Statistics – Victims of Crime

Posted on 27th May 2014 by

A report of Warwickshire Key Statistics – Victims of Crime has been produced for the Office of the Police Crime Commissioner. The report examines Warwickshire victim data for the period of 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014 which includes key findings from an analysis of Warwickshire Police and various victim support based agencies’ data. The report provides an analysis […]

Is your health worse depending on what job you do? Health Inequalities in Warwickshire, 2011 Census

Posted on 12th May 2014 by

Health outcomes have been shown to vary markedly between people depending on their socio-economic position based on occupation. Socio-economic position is a good indicator of the general living conditions, access to goods and services, career development prospects, educational attainment, salary range, disposable income, wealth, assets and social standing: Such factors are important drivers of well-being […]

New electoral statistics published

Posted on 1st May 2014 by

The 2013 UK Electoral Statistics were released today by the ONS and show that Warwickshire has nearly 422,230 registered electors (including attainers – those who turn 18 during the year of the register and are therefore entitled to vote in an election on or after their 18th birthday) who are entitled to vote in Local Government and European […]