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Black Country Place Reports

Black Country Canal Barometer
Date: Nov 2010

This report provides detailed information on Black Country canal infrastructure, including a history of the extensive system and the industry that has grown around it.

Black Country Place Barometer
Date: Oct 2010

This annual report focuses on the 'place indicators' of the Black Country's Performance Management Framework.

 

This years report develops on last years strategic context by looking at the Black Country as a place to invest; including information on further and higher education, the visitor economy, rental prices of commercial property and house prices and builds.


Black Country Place Barometer
Date: July 2009

This new annual report focuses on the 'place indicators' of the Black Country's Performance Management Framework.

 

This report sets out the strategic context followed by information on land transformation capturing: housing, employment land and brownfield land. The report also includes information on the perception of the Black Country people as captured by the Place Survey and on the Black Country Visitor & Business Economy.


Visitor Economy Issue V
Date: June 2008

This report provides an update on the numbers of businesses and employees sector. It also includes information on the demographics and qualifications of employees.


Maps are included featuring Business Tourism, Days Out, Eating Out and Nature

Visitor Economy Issue IV
Date: Aug 2007

This report provides an update on the 2006 Visitor Economy Barometer. It includes the Number of Establishments by Size in the Visitor Economy and Employment Across the sector by industry.


It also contains information of the Visitor Numbers for Black Country Tourist Attractions 

Visitor Economy Issue III
Date: Sept 2006

This report provides a detailed analysis of the BC Visitor economy and includes data on firms, employment, skills and tourist attractions and covers business tourism.

Visitor Economy Issue II
Date: March 2005

This report provides a detailed analysis of the BC Visitor economy and includes data on firms, employment, skills and tourist attractions and covers business tourism.

Visitor Economy Issue I
Date: March 2004

This report set the baseline for the BC Visitor economy and provides an analysis of the BC Visitor economy in terms of volume, expenditure, employment and projections. It also provided data on tourist attractions.

Black Country Barometer
Date: Autumn 2004

Analysis of indicators relating to:

  • Environment - House prices and sale (including a detailed spatial analysis), House quality, Housing Affordability index
  • Health - Under 18 Conception Rates, Life Expectancy
  • People - Crime