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£18,616

£19,359

£20,833

£22,397

£23,922

£24,978

£26,192

+40.7%

South East

£16,410

£17,290

£18,079

£19,016

£19,977

£20,603

£21,514

+31.1%

East of England

£15,246

£16,067

£16,775

£17,603

£18,411

£18,872

£19,599

+28.6%

South West

£12,999

£13,709

£14,439

£15,306

£16,175

£16,688

£17,467

+34.4%

East Midlands

£12,811

£13,480

£14,150

£14,984

£15,789

£16,307

£16,982

+32.6%

Coventry

£18,145

Birmingham

£17,984

Warwickshire

£17,748

Telford and Wrekin

£16,457

Worcestershire

£15,192

Walsall and Wolverhampton

£15,031 £14,331

West Midlands

£12,864 £13,440 £13,996 £14,652 £15,355 £15,841 £16,583

+28.9%

Dudley and Sandwell

North West

£12,445

£13,057

£13,667

£14,368

£15,109

£15,571

£16,234

+30.4%

Stoke-on-Trent

£14,001

Yorkshire and the Humber

£12,309

£12,899

£13,555

£14,284

£14,973

£15,372

£15,968

+29.7%

Herefordshire

£13,990

Shropshire

£13,810

North East

£11,108

Staffordshire

£13,372

200

200

£11,657

£12,221

£12,959

£13,791

£14,419

£15,177

+36.6%

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Change 2002-07

England (regional average)

4.7%

6.1%

5.9%

5.8%

5.9%

5.7%

+21.3%

South West

5.1%

6.8%

6.8%

6.9%

7.8%

6.3%

+23.5%

South East

5.3%

7.9%

7.0%

6.9%

6.4%

5.1%

-3.8%

East Midlands

6.1%

5.5%

5.9%

5.5%

6.1%

5.2%

-14.8%

London

5.6%

10.0%

7.3%

8.3%

8.1%

6.4%

+14.3%

-0.4%

East of England

4.6%

5.4%

7.0%

5.4%

5.7%

6.3%

+37.0%

34.3

-1.9%

West Midlands

4.9%

6.6%

5.2%

5.4%

5.3%

6.3%

+28.6%

32.6

32.4

+1.2%

North West

4.3%

4.7%

4.0%

4.6%

5.0%

5.4%

+25.6%

32.3

31.7

31.0

+1.6%

Yorkshire and the Humber

3.9%

4.2%

4.5%

5.7%

4.5%

5.3%

+35.9%

21.6

22.4

22.2

+5.6%

North East

2.9%

3.8%

5.0%

3.8%

4.3%

4.7%

+62.1%

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

Change 2000-06

England

40.2

37.8

39.1

42.0

39.8

39.1

38.8

-3.5%

London

62.9

56.9

55.6

60.1

59.0

57.5

57.4

-8.7%

South East

45.1

42.4

44.4

47.4

44.1

43.1

43.1

-4.5%

East of England

41.1

38.6

41.0

42.7

40.4

40.2

38.6

-6.0%

South West

38.7

36.1

38.6

40.9

37.7

36.7

37.5

-3.2%

East Midlands

34.9

33.6

35.3

37.5

35.9

35.1

34.8

West Midlands

35.0

33.7

34.6

37.3

35.6

34.4

North West

32.0

30.6

32.2

34.9

33.0

Yorkshire And The Humber

30.5

29.4

31.2

34.5

North East

21.0

20.5

21.5

23.9

Worklessness by Region

CO2 emissions (kg carbon) per resident by Region (2005)

Source: DWP Working Age Client Group dataset – May 2002 to 2007

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

Worklessness

2001

150

150

150 150 150 100 150

100

May-02 May-03 May-04 May-05 May-06 May-07 England

14.6%

South East

14.6%

9.7%

East of England

10.9%

South West

12.1%

East Midlands

14.1%

14.1%

9.9% 11.1% 12.1% 14.0%

9.8% 10.9% 11.7% 13.5%

14.0% 9.8% 10.9% 11.6% 13.3%

14.0%

13.7%

9.9% 11.0% 11.8% 13.4%

Change 2002-2007

9.7% 10.9% 11.7% 13.2%

-6.2% 0.0% 0.0% -3.3% -6.4%

45

0

40

Other White

Irish

Chinese

Other Black

Pakistani

Other Asian

14.9%

14.4%

-5.3%

Yorkshire and the Humber

16.5%

16.2%

15.5%

15.1%

15.2%

14.9%

-9.7%

West Midlands

16.2%

North West

19.4% 21.9%

16.2% 19.1% 21.4%

15.8% 18.3% 20.3%

15.8% 18.0% 19.7%

16.0% 18.0% 19.4%

15.7% 17.5% 18.9%

-3.1% -9.8%

London

1,887

South East

2,285

East of England

2,369

West Midlands

2,382

South West

2,391

North West

2,485

East Midlands

2,702

Yorkshire and the Humber

2,927

North East

3,856

2001 -02

2002 -03

2003 -04

2004 -05

2005 -06

2006 -07

Change 01/02-06/07

England

12.5%

14.5%

17.8%

22.5%

26.7%

30.9%

+147.6%

East of England

17.4%

19.4%

23.4%

29.8%

34.1%

38.3%

+119.9%

East Midlands

13.7%

15.1%

19.3%

26.3%

31.8%

35.6%

+159.9%

South West

16.6%

18.6%

21.4%

26.6%

31.4%

37.2%

+123.9%

South East

17.7%

19.6%

22.8%

26.1%

29.2%

33.1%

+87.2%

West Midlands

10.2%

13.0%

15.7%

19.9%

25.1%

28.6%

+180.0%

9.2%

11.3%

14.2%

19.2%

23.8%

28.9%

+214.3%

4 8.9%

11.2%

14.5%

18.6%

21.8%

26.9%

+202.2%

5.2%

2

6.6%

12.2%

15.4%

21.1%

26.4%

+407.1%

9.3%

10.9%

13.3%

17.6%

20.7%

22.9%

+146.2%

North West

6

Yorkshire & the Humber North East

-13.7%

London

4 2 0

6

0 2020

2050 2080 2050 Period 2080 PROJECTED AVERAGE ANNUAL PeriodTEMPERATURE FOR THE WEST MIDLANDS

2006

2005 2006

2004 2005

2003 2004

2002 2003

2001 2002

Year

21.7% 21.2%

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

Tamworth

13.5% 13.2%

Malvern Hills

South Shropshire

10.4% 10.4%

21.2%

Worcester

12.7%

Stafford

10.3%

Birmingham

21.0%

Oswestry

12.3%

Lichfield

10.2%

Walsall

19.2%

Solihull

12.1%

Wychavon

9.6%

Coventry

17.0%

Staffordshire Moorlands 11.9%

South Staffordshire

9.5%

Telford and Wrekin

15.9%

East Staffordshire

11.6%

Bridgnorth

9.4%

Dudley

15.8%

North Warwickshire

11.3%

Bromsgrove

8.5%

Nuneaton and Bedworth 15.1%

Shrewsbury and Atcham 11.3%

Warwick

8.5%

14.5%

Herefordshire, County of 11.0%

Stratford-on-Avon

8.0%

Newcastle-under-Lyme 13.8%

Year

Wyre Forest

Wolverhampton

Cannock Chase

2001

2000

80+

1999

Source: UKCIP

PROJECTED AVERAGE ANNUAL TEMPERATURE FOR THE WEST MIDLANDS

Indian radeshi Asian deshi Asian Indian adeshi deshi Indian Other Asian ndian Indian Other Asian Pakistani ndian Asian Asian PakistaniBlack African Asian Asian kistani Black Caribbean Black African istani kistani istani Other Black frican Black Caribbean frican frican Chinese fricanOther Black bbean bean Other Ethnic Group bbean bean Chinese r Black Other Mixed Black r Black her Ethnic Group White and Asian Black inese inese White and hinese Other MixedBlack African inese Group White and roup Black Caribbean White and Asian Group roup Irish MixedWhite and Mixed Black African Mixed Other White ixedWhite and Asian Black Caribbean Asian Asian Asian te and Irish efrican and te and frican efrican and Other White te and frican e and bbean tebean and e and bbean bean Irish Irish Irish Irish White White White White Sandwell

2000 2001

1999 2000

70-79

0 00 0

UKCIP02 Projected climate change scenarios for West Midlands Region

Source: DWP Working Age Client Group dataset – May 2007

Stoke on Trent

tish: Bangladeshi Asian

80+

70-79

60-69

50-59

40-49

30-39

20-29

0 10-19

80+ 60-69

1996

10

Age range

Year

20 15

0%

1997 1998

25

5%

Asian or Asian Asian orBritish: AsianBangladeshi Asian

Age range

Age range

30

Outflow

50505050 0

14.9%

Worklessness – Local Authority figures (May 2007)

Source: ONS, total international migration: time series 1996 to 2006

70-79 50-59

50-59 30-39

40-49 20-29

30-39 10-19

20-29 0-9

10-19

10%

0% 0-9

0%

50 0

35

15.1%

2,465

2020

Inflow

0

Source: DEFRA Sustainable Development Indicators

Percentage change from baseline (1961-90)

5

15.3%

England

Redditch

13.5%

North Shropshire

11.0%

Rugby

10.5%

° C change from baseline (1961-90)

5

15.2%

North East

International migration to and from the West Midlands, 1996 to 2006

Rural 50 and Rural 80

London

6

4 2 0

2020

0

-10 -20 -30 -40

2050 -50 Period

0

-10

Low emissions

High emissions

-20 -30 -40 -50

2080

0

-10 -20 -30 -40 -50

2020

2050 Period

2080

PROJECTED AVERAGE SUMMER MONTHLY PRECIPITATION

2020

25

20 15 10

5

2050 2080 0 2020 2050 Period 2080 PROJECTED AVERAGE ANNUAL TEMPERATURE FOR THE WEST MIDLANDS PROJECTED AVERAGE SUMMER MONTHLY PRECIPITATION Period

Percentage change from baseline (1961-90)

50

White and Black Caribbean

10

White and Black African

10

White and Asian

15

Other Mixed

15

Other Ethnic Group

20

15%

Black Caribbean

20

5%

Black African

25

60-69 40-49

Major Urban and Large Urban

25

1998

20%

30

1998 1999

Source: ONS Mid year population estimates

100 100 100 100

30

1997

10% West Midlands population 2007 by urban/rural area 10%

Number of people

1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 % population 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 % population 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Number of people

15%

50

Indian

35

35 5,050

0

40

40

Percentage of household waste recycled or composted by Region

Source: Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions by end user

Asian or Asian British: Bangladeshi

20%

5,100

% population

London

100

45

45

0-9

Find out more at www.wmro.org

+33.0%

250 250 250 250 250 250

5

£19,082

2002

2000

50

5%

Our excellent relationship with partners puts us in a good position to respond to the data needs of the Region. It also enables us to identify any gaps where there is no current data to support decisionmaking, and then enable partnership working to fill those gaps.

50

50

Year

£18,267

£21,206

Percentage change from baseline (1961-90)

5,200

15%

Information Analyst, Metropolitan Borough Council 2008

£17,672

Population (thousands) Population (thousands) Population (thousands) Population (thousands) Population (thousands) Population (thousands)

5,250

5,150

“Keep up the good work!”

£16,759

200

20%

3. Working with partners at a national, regional and sub-regional level to ensure that the data we supply is consistent across the Region and nationally. The Observatory has a range of themed networking and data groups to enable it to engage effectively with partners across the West Midlands and ensure consistency.

£15,853

150

5,300

Research Team Leader, Sector Skills Council 2008

£15,060

Solihull

250

5,350

“Excellent resource, not much room for improvement!”

£14,350

Source: Estimated resident population by ethnic group and sex, mid-2006, (experimental statistics)

5,400

Population (000s)

2. Providing evidence to support the creation of strategy and policy, through mapping existing information and undertaking primary research to create new data and intelligence. We collaborate with regional leaders in research and policy, to share best practice and encourage high standards of evidence based decision making.

England

Minority ethnic composition of the West Midlands 2001 to 2006

Source: ONS Mid year population estimates

Population

Public sector executive, 2008

% Change 2000-2006

200 200 200 200

West Midlands population from 1981 to 2007

“I think the Observatory is a rich resource and does a good job gathering, analysing and disseminating data“

2006

° C change from baseline (1961-90)

Regeneration Zone Boundaries

2005

° C change from baseline (1961-90)

Local Authority Boundaries

2004

Percentage change from baseline (1961-90)

County Boundaries

2003

Percentage change from baseline (1961-90)

1. Regularly reviewing the Region’s progress and making sense of what data and research is telling us. We also provide a central point of co-ordination for all West Midlands research and data via the Resource Catalogue at www.wmro.org

2002

Percentage change from baseline (1961-90)

West Midlands Regional Boundary

2001

Source: Global Enterpreneurship Monitor

Sustainability

We do this by;

2000

Total Entrepreneurial Activity by Region

Source: BERR Small Business Service Analytical Unit

Enterprise

Regional economic performance

Population (thousands)

The West Midlands Regional Observatory (the Observatory) is the source of West Midlands research, data and intelligence. It is responsible for helping the Region to develop better access to well organised information. We do this to inform and improve the quality of strategy, policy and funding in the West Midlands, so that services and ultimately people’s lives are improved.

1996 1997

VAT registrations per 10,000 of adult population by Region

Source: ONS Regional GVA 2006

Number of people

What role do we play in the region?

Source: ONS Regional GVA 2006

Source: Advantage West Midlands

Regional map

Gross Value Added per head – sub-regional figures (2005)

Gross Value Added per head by Region

Regeneration Zones in the West Midlands Government Office Region

1996

West Midlands Regional Observatory

PROJECTED AVERAGE SUMMER MONTHLY PRECIPITATION

25

20 15 10 5 0

2020

2050 Period

2080

PROJECTED AVERAGE WINTER MONTHLY PRECIPITATION

25

20 15 10

5 0

2020

2050 2080 2050 Period 2080 PROJECTED AVERAGE WINTER MONTHLY PRECIPITATION Period

2020

PROJECTED AVERAGE WINTER MONTHLY PRECIPITATION


Herefordshire, County of

9.40

Oswestry

7.67

Birmingham

6.45

Wychavon

9.38

Redditch

7.64

Telford and Wrekin

6.41

England average

£1,744

£1,727

£1,796

£1,686

£1,683

£1,710

£1,593

£1,684

-3.5%

London

£4,226

£3,494

£3,587

£3,441

£3,911

£3,446

£3,962

£4,368

+3.4%

South West

£3,301

£3,357

£3,807

£3,525

£3,396

£3,286

£3,203

£3,293

-0.2%

South East

£2,136

£2,433

£2,046

£1,931

£2,184

£1,952

£1,761

£1,822

-14.7%

South Staffordshire

9.28

Stafford

7.56

Coventry

6.33

North West

Stratford-on-Avon

9.01

Rugby

7.09

Sandwell

6.28

East of England

Lichfield

8.96

Tamworth

7.07

Wolverhampton

6.18

Yorkshire

North Shropshire

8.92

Dudley

7.06

Stoke-on-Trent

4.60

Worcester

8.64

Cannock Chase

6.97

Shrewsbury and Atcham

8.63

North Warwickshire

6.88

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

Change 2000-06

1.47%

1.42%

1.34%

1.34%

1.38%

-10.0%

East of England

3.37%

3.19%

2.91%

3.05%

2.63%

3.13%

3.25%

-3.5%

South East

2.26%

2.26%

2.15%

2.11%

1.90%

1.80%

1.85%

-18.1%

South West North West East Midlands

1.36% 1.72% 1.75%

1.46%

1.61%

1.76%

1.73%

1.58%

1.63%

1.60% 1.58% 1.36%

1.59% 1.69% 1.38%

1.47% 1.78% 1.42%

1.47%

+8.4%

1.46%

-15.0%

1.32%

0.85%

1.04%

1.04%

1.04%

0.93%

0.85%

1.05%

+23.4%

North East

0.58%

0.40%

0.40%

0.46%

0.73%

0.79%

0.76%

+30.1%

London

0.60%

0.46%

0.55%

0.43%

0.42%

0.29%

0.50%

-17.2%

Yorkshire and the Humber

0.50%

0.46%

0.50%

0.48%

0.45%

0.44%

0.47%

-5.6%

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2001-07 Change

England

4.22

4.72

5.23

6.27

6.82

7.12

7.25

71.8%

London

6.30

7.31

7.73

8.25

8.50

8.64

9.14

45.1%

South West

-24.6%

West Midlands

2002

5.44

6.37

7.11

8.17

8.55

8.47

8.96

South East

5.83

6.90

7.48

8.09

8.62

8.58

8.89

52.5%

East of England

5.02

5.96

6.68

7.57

8.01

8.03

8.56

70.5%

East Midlands West Midlands Yorkshire and the Humber North West

3.72 3.88 3.07

2.95

4.34 4.42 3.25

3.10

4.88 4.98 3.48

3.28

6.07 5.95 4.79

4.42

6.46 6.47 5.32

5.00

6.69 6.78 5.80

5.61

7.03

89.0%

6.88 6.26

5.94

77.3% 103.9%

2.78

2.85

3.09

4.14

4.75

5.30

5.51

Percentage of all trips made by public transport by Region Source: Regional Transport Statistics

2001 /02

2002 /03

2003 /04

2004 /05

2005 /06

805

877

126

345

5,395

5,866

Lichfield

12

63

675

750

Herefordshire

£1,898

£1,724

£1,714

-17.3%

£995

£1,215

£1,111

£1,057

£1,176

£1,351

£909

£1,114

+12.0%

Malvern Hills

35

85

1,753

1,873

£1,081

£980

£1,129

£1,183

£1,021

£1,218

£943

£970

-10.3%

Newcastle under Lyme

3

22

340

365

East Midlands

£725

£825

£965

£847

£759

£919

£750

£744

+2.6%

North Shropshire

12

70

1,125

1,207

West Midlands

£755

£849

£862

£811

£703

£807

£684

£683

-9.6%

North Warwickshire

7

53

524

584

North East

£405

£425

£480

£526

£391

£516

£404

£445

+9.9%

Nuneaton & Bedworth

3

7

81

91

Oswestry

7

19

511

537

Redditch

1

10

149

160

Hamlet and Town isolated and dwellings Village fringe

Sparse

Hamlet and Town Urban isolated and >10K dwellings Village fringe

Urban >10K

Rugby

6

37

451

494

Sandwell

2

8

180

190

Shrewsbury & Atcham

40

159

1,682

1,881

Solihull

12

38

312

362

South Shropshire

36

145

1,907

2,088

South Staffordshire

15

42

595

652

Stafford

21

60

724

805

Banks and Building Societies (4km)

43.6

Cashpoints (all) (4km)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Stratford-on-Avon

Cashpoints (free) (4km)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Stoke-on-Trent

GP surgeries (principal sites) (4km)

63.1

63.8

92.8

100.0

27.0

29.6

100.0

100.0

38.9

72.5

99.7

22.9

14.2

98.1

100.0

Staffordshire Moorlands 10

72

1,241

1,323

65

164

3,095

3,324

1

16

175

192

Tamworth Telford & Wrekin

GP surgeries (all sites) (4km)

70.8

Jobcentres (8km)

53.4 50.2 74.3 55.9

73.2 59.0 49.7 76.9 71.0

96.8 57.3 82.8 97.0 98.7

100.0 97.4 99.9 100.0 99.8

49.4 4.6 25.3 49.0 39.1

77.4 17.3 17.5 47.7 77.9

100.0 0.0 100.0 98.2 99.9

100.0

100.0

35.0

78.0

100.0

99.4

Public houses (2km)

77.7

89.4

99.3

99.9

50.8

89.8

100.0

98.0

50.3

Supermarkets (4km)

51.8

85.8

100.0 99.9

22.7 18.6

23.2 7.2

87.1 85.2

Worcester Wychavon

96.6

99.8

73.2

Wolverhampton

100.0

78.0

47.9

Warwick

100.0

60.4

49.7

Walsall

100.0

Primary schools (2km)

Secondary schools (4km) Change 01/02 -05/06

232

61

£1,604

Petrol stations (4km)

98.2%

15

£1,855

Post offices (2km) North East

253

6

£2,180

NHS Dentists (4km)

101.4%

65 272

£1,962

Service

64.7%

59 233

£2,072

Less Sparse 2001

6 20

Wyre Forest

100.0 100.0

3

5

130

138

12

52

730

794

0

6

138

144

30 2 14 40 5

84 22 40 123 25

1,359 350 648 2,267 662

1,473 374 702 2,430 692

Overall Skills Performance Index trends 2003-2007

North East

20.3% 14.3%

24.3% 11.7%

9.2% 24.8% 11.4%

9.9% 26.6% 11.7%

9.9% 26.2% 12.8%

Percentage of land used for developments which was previously developed by Region, 2001 to 2006

Source: Percentage area of SSSI land in each of the assessed condition categories (2007) *October 2007 **April 2008

-10.1%

Source: Land Use Change in England

60

60

50

40

England

30 2003

2004

WM

2005

2006

9.1%

9.2% 8.8%

+2.3% +2.6%

West Midlands

8.4%

8.4%

8.3%

8.2%

8.2%

-2.5%

East Midlands

7.2%

5.9%

5.6%

6.8%

7.2%

-0.7%

South East

5.1%

5.6%

5.8%

6.1%

6.3%

+24.2%

East of England

5.2%

6.0%

5.8%

6.0%

5.9%

+13.6%

South West

4.9%

4.2%

4.4%

4.6%

4.5%

-7.4%

Favourable Former County of Hereford and Worcester* Shropshire* Staffordshire* Warwickshire* Former West Midlands Metropolitan County*

48.25

53.12 40.12 77.78 50.79

Unfavourable recovering 20.53

27.68 35.61 7.07 19.05

Unfavourable no change 20.12

11.97 16.64 7.07 23.81

Unfavourable declining 10.47

6.23 6.53 8.08 4.76

Destroyed/ Part Destroyed 0.62

1.00 1.09 0.00 1.59

England Total Area 100

100 100 100 100

London

35.70

40.90

19.88

3.12

0.40

100

94

North West

67

West Midlands

64

Yorkshire and Humber

59

Investment in Training sub-index trends 2003-2007

WM

NW

70

60

60

50

50

40 30

SW

10

10

WM

2003

2004

2005

2006

Individuals Skills Sub-index trends 2003-2007

England average

60

60

50

40

England

WM

2005

2006

EM

East

SW

Y&H

SE

WM

NE

NW

Lon

30

2003

2004

Adoption of Workforce Development Tools sub-index trends 2003-2007 80

70

70

60

60

50

50

NW

SE

Y&H

WM

SW

Lon

80

70

70

60

60

50

50

40 30

0

WM

SW

Y&H

NW

Skill Gaps

Lon

SE

Investment in Training

NE

Weight: 0.2

Adoption of Workforce Development Tools

Single indicator: Proportion of staff with skill gaps

Individuals indicators

Qualification Attainment Amongst Young People

80

Qualification Attainment Amongst Adults

60

Skill Gaps sub-index regional comparison 2007

80

80

70

70

60

60

50

50

30

2004

2005

2006

Lon

SW

East

EM

NE

SE

Skill Shortages

NW

WM

Y&H

Weight: 0.2

Graduate Retention

Private Sector Employment

East of England

59

80

70

70

60

60

50

50

40

England

70 England average 60

50

50

40

30

0

2004

2005

2006

2007

WM

EM

Y&H

NE

NW

80

80

70

70

60

60

50

50

40 30

England

Weight: 0.2

England average

0

2003

2004

2005

2006

Y&H

2007

EM

NW

NE

East

Graduate Retention

NE

East Y&H

NW

70

60

60

50

50

40

England 2003/04

2004/05

WM 2005/06

EM

2006/07

Y&H

East

Private Sector Employment sub-index regional comparison 2007

Participation in Job-related Training sub-index trends 2005-2007Note:

90

80

80

70

70

70

60

60

40

Note: For all indicators shown, a higher index number represents better performance.

30

0

10

WM

0

2004

2005

2006

2007

Lon

NW

51 Note: For all indicators shown, a higher index number represents better performance.

EM

Y&H

WM

East

SW

NW

SE

Lon

40 30 20 10

England 2005

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Jan 2006 Aug 2006 Oct 2006 Sep 2006 Apr 2007

Regional skills assessments Regional skills assessment 2005 Regional skills assessment 2006 Regional skills assessment 2007 Regional skills assessment 2008 Annual review of performance, 2006 Annual review of performance, 2007

Dec 2005 Nov 2006 Nov 2007 Nov 2008 Mar 2007 Aug 2008

Policy briefing papers Regional, national and international comparison of skills and qualification attainment The knowledge economy and management & leadership skills Employment and skills issues for disadvantaged groups Skills and a high technology region

Jun 2006 Nov 2006 Nov 2006 Nov 2006

60

50

0

NE

Participation in Job-related Training sub-index regional comparison 2007

80 For all indicators shown, a higher index number 70 represents better performance.

60

England average

50

20

England

NE

Source: APS quarterly data

80

10

WM

Single indicator: Proportion of employees who participated in job-related training in the last 4 weeks

90

50

SW

Weight: 0.2

Source: LFS quarterly data

40

SE

Participation in Job-related Training

Weight: 0.2

Cross cutting issues papers Management & leadership Innovation Skill needs of individuals Graduates and the knowledge economy Employability

England average

40

0

2002/03

WM

Single indicator: Private sector employees educated to NVQ level 4+

20

49

EM

Private Sector Employment

30

53

70

0

0

SW

Lon

Source: HESA annual data

80

10

SE

SE

Graduate Retention sub-index regional comparison 2007

80

20

Lon

SW

Single indicator: Proportion of graduates finding employment in their region of study after graduation

30

2007

WM

Weight: 0.2

10

2006

Lon

30

20

WM

SW

10

WM

0

30

2005

Jul 2005 Nov 2005 Jan 2006 Feb 2006 Jun 2006 May 2007 Oct 2007 Nov 2007

40

10

England

SE

20

20

20

2004

East

Participation in Education or Learning sub-index regional comparison 2007

30

2003

Sector profiles and balance sheets Manufacturing Retail & distribution Professional & financial services Construction Transport & communication Health & social care Management & leadership Retail

10

WM

10 0

Date

20

England

20

30

SE

40

Graduate Retention sub-index trends 2003-2007

England average

40

SW

Qualification Attainment Amongst Adults sub-index regional comparison 2007

60

Skill Shortages sub-index regional comparison 2007

80

East

(weight: 0.25) (weight: 0.25) (weight: 0.25) (weight: 0.25)

Participation in Education or Learning sub-index trends 2003-2007

Participation In Job-related Training

WM

Single indicator: Density of skill shortage vacancies (skills shortage vacancies as a proportion of total vacancies)

Lon

Weight: 0.2

70

10

2007

EM

Source: LSC/ILR data

Skill Shortages

0

NW

Participation in Education or Learning

England average

30

Y&H WM

80

2003

10

WM

NE

0

Participation in Education or Learning

0

20

England

0

2006/07

20

Skill Gaps

40

Skills Publications

30

Single indicator: Proportion of 16-17 olds in Education or Work Based Learning (WBL)

40 Source: NESS annual data

Skill Gaps sub-index trends 2003-2007

(weight: 0.25) (weight: 0.25) (weight: 0.25) (weight: 0.25)

40

80

10

East

Weight: 0.2

10

WM

2005/06

30

EM

SE

Source: LFS quarterly data

Employer indicators

2007

SW

England average

Qualification Attainment Amongst Adults sub-index trends 2003-2007

Summary of Skills Performance Index components 2007

10

40

England

2004/05

Composite indicator: a. Proportion of working age population with NVQ4+ b. Proportion of working age population with NVQ3 c. Proportion of working age population with NVQ2 d. Proportion of working age pop. with No Qualifications

10

2006

Lon

Qualification Attainment Amongst Adults

Source: NESS annual data

30

NE

20

2003/04

Weight: 0.2

40

NW

Qualification Attainment Amongst Young People sub-index regional comparison 2007

80

0

NE

England average

East

Source: DfES annual data

20

2005

WM

Composite indicator: a. Proportion of 14 year olds achieving key stage 3 in Maths/English/Science b. Proportion of 15 year old pupils achieving 5 or more GCSE A*-C grades, incl. Maths & English c. Proportion of 19 year olds qualified to NVQ level 2 or above d. Proportion of 19 year olds qualified to NVQ level 3 or above

20

2004

EM

Qualification Attainment Amongst Young People

20

2003

Y&H

Qualification Attainment Amongst Young People sub-index trends 2003-2007

Adoption of Workforce Development Tools sub-index regional comparison 2007

80

WM

2007

10

EM

Composite indicator: a. Proportion of establishments with a business plan (weight: 0.36) b. Proportion of establishments with a training plan (weight: 0.24) c. Proportion of establishments with a budget for training (weight: 0.24) d. Proportion of establ. formally assessing employees' skill gaps (weight: 0.16)

England

40

20

East

0

England average 50

30

Adoption of Workforce Development Tools

30

Individuals Skills Sub-index regional comparison 2007 70

England average

2007

40

Weight: 0.5

70

0

0

Lon

Composite sub-index: Calculated from the 5 employer indicators, where each indicator contributes by its given weight

30 20

SE

INDIVIDUALS Skills Index

40

20

England

NE

Investment in Training sub-index regional comparison 2007 80

70

Private Sector Employment sub-index trends 2003-2007

East Midlands

East

Weight: 0.2

80

61

68

South West

Y&H

Source: NESS annual data

2003

West Midlands Region**

EM

Source: NESS annual data

South East

North East

30

2007

40

2007

Sub-index

8.5%

8.9%

2006

30

Sub-index

8.1%

8.7%

2005

40

Single indicator: Proportion of staff trained over past 12 months

Sub-index

8.5%

8.8%

2004

WM

50

Investment in Training

Sub-index

Yorkshire and the Humberside

9.0%

England

England average

50

Employer Skills Sub-index regional comparison 2007 70

Skill Shortages sub-index trends 2003-2007

North West

40

Employer Skills Sub-index trends 2003-2007

+9.8%

Percentage of SSSI land area by condition by county

50

Weight: 0.5

70

2003

+29.2%

60

Composite sub-index: Calculated from the 5 employer indicators, where each indicator contributes by its given weight

20

Environment

Transport

London

9.0%

60

EMPLOYER Skills Index

0

9.0%

70

2003

10

England

Overall Skills Performance Index regional comparison 2007

70

30

Sub-index

1.50%

0 19 11

East Staffordshire

Source: Commission for Rural Communities, Rural Services Series

Rural

1.53%

465

Dudley

Source: Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ONS), HM Land Registry (2007)

England

1,131

432

Coventry

Geographic availability of services – percentage of people living within set distance of services, 2006

Housing Affordability Index by Region

1,038

27

Cannock Chase

Source: ONS Business Expenditure on R&D Survey

2000

74

6

Sub-index

6.46

19

Bromsgrove

Sub-index

Newcastle-under-Lyme

Bridgnorth

Composite (multiple) index calculated from the 5 Employer and 5 Individuals skills performance indicators included in the Tier 2 Skills Performance Indicator Framework

Sub-index

7.74

1,463

Sub-index

Business expenditure on R&D as a percentage of GVA by Region

Staffordshire Moorlands

-3.0%

1,343

Sub-index

36%

9.70

£15,702 £15,547 £16,175 £15,188 £15,152 £15,397 £14,397 £15,235

99

Individuals skills index

West Midlands

Bromsgrove

England

21

Sub-index

37%

6.49

Birmingham

SKILLS INDEX

Sub-index

East Midlands

East Staffordshire

Total

Sub-index

38%

7.75

II

Sub-index

North West

Wyre Forest

II*

Sub-index

39%

10.19

I

Individuals skills index

East of England

Bridgnorth

Change 2007 2000-07

Overall skills index

40%

6.50

2006

Overall skills index

Yorkshire and the Humber

Walsall

2005

2004

Employer skills index

40%

7.95

2003

Sub-index

South West

Solihull

2002

Sub-index

43%

10.24

2001

Sub-index

North East

South Shropshire*

2000

Employer skills index

44%

Nuneaton and Bedworth 6.68

Sub-index

South East

8.59

Culture

50%

Housing

London

Warwick

11.01

Skills Performance Index 2003 to 2007 West Midlands Regional Skills Partnership

Source: Heritage Counts 2007

41% Malvern Hills

Innovation

Source: International Passenger Survey, UK Tourism Survey

Source: Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ONS), HM Land Registry (2007) * Figure for 2006 as 2007 figure not available

Sub-index

England

Number of listed buildings by category and Local Authority District

Amount spent by visitors for holiday/leisure purposes by Region (£ million)

Housing Affordability Index by Local Authority District

Source: BERR Community Innovation Survey

Skills performance index 2003-07 West Midlands Regional Skills Partnership

Percentage of turnover attributable to innovation by Region (2002-04 average)

2006

WM

50 40 30

England average

20 Created by: 10 West Midlands Regional Observatory 0 Tel. 0121 202 3250 SE SW EM Lon East Y&H NW WM 2007 E-mail: enquiries@wmro.org

NE

Primary research Raising aspirations Meeting the Leitch targets Graduate retention attraction and employment

Oct 2007 May 2008 Jul 2008


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