West Midlands

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 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 […]

Crime, Recovery and Treatment

Posted on 19th February 2014 by

It has been suggested that drug users are more likely than non-users to commit criminal offences. Research studies have found that acquisitive crime such as stealing is commonly linked to offenders of these crime types testing positive for drug use. Treatment for drug using offenders has been measured using a Value For Money (VFM) tool, […]

Warwickshire Ranks 6th in the Top 10 Places to live in the UK in a new Quality of Life Index from USwitch

Posted on 18th November 2013 by

USwitch have released a new Quality of Life Index which has revealed that Warwickshire ranks 6th in the Top 10 best places to live in the UK. The study assessed 138 local areas for 24 different factors including salaries, disposable household income and the cost of essential goods, such as fuel, food and energy bills. Lifestyle factors […]

Release of 2011 Conception Statistics

Posted on 5th March 2013 by

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released the 2011 conception statistics for England and Wales this week. The findings are positive, with the figures indicating that the national teenage conception rate is falling. The following headlines summarise the report: The under 18 conception rate for 2011 is the lowest since 1969 at 30.9 conceptions per […]