Black Country Reports
Using our wide range of intelligence, easy to read regular and timely reports are produced which are called Black Country Barometers. These reports provide clear analysis of recent data and enables debate to be evidence driven. The barometer reports are aligned to the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership priority areas:
Competitiveness Barometer - this barometer provides information on a range of business statistics including survival rates, unemployment and wage data and provides analysis on the competitiveness of the Black Country in comparison to the rest of the country. Linked to the Black Country LEP priorities - Access to Business Advice & Support, International Trade and Access to Investment & Finance.
Education, Employment & Skills Barometer - with a focus on data released through the Annual Population Survey and the Department for Education, this barometer looks at the demographic characteristics of the Black Country and analyses the levels of skills in the existing and potential workforce. Linked to the Black Country LEP priority - Education & Skills.
Land Use and Transport Change Barometer - an analysis of delivery from a spatial perspective and an identification of transport priorities in the Black Country. Linked to the Black Country LEP priorities Planning and Transport
Click here to download the list of reports that are available and what they contain.