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Population of Wolverhampton Wards

Population of Wolverhampton Wards. 8.4% rise in working age population between 2001 and 2011. The city is ranked 20th most deprived in the 2010 Indices of Deprivation. The city has 2 areas ranked in the 1% ‘most deprived’ in England.

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Population of Wolverhampton Wards

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  1. Population of Wolverhampton Wards 8.4% rise in working age population between 2001 and 2011 The city is ranked 20th most deprived in the 2010 Indices of Deprivation The city has 2 areas ranked in the 1% ‘most deprived’ in England Wolverhampton is one of the 10% most deprived local authorities in England Encouraging enterprise, Empowering people, Re-invigorating our city Prosperity for all

  2. Claimants by Ward Wolverhampton has 4 of the top 10 ‘unemployment’ wards in the Black Country. These wards account for 12% of the Black Country working age population but 18% of the claimants Employment Rate: Wolverhampton 60% Black Country 62% West Midlands 67.5% England 70.4% Encouraging enterprise, Empowering people, Re-invigorating our city Prosperity for all

  3. Youth Unemployment

  4. Percentage of Resident Population Aged 16-64 by Qualification

  5. Analysis of establishments that offer ‘any training’ - UKCES Report 2011 Encouraging enterprise, Empowering people, Re-invigorating our city Prosperity for all

  6. Encouraging enterprise, Empowering people, Re-invigorating our city Prosperity for all

  7. Encouraging enterprise, Empowering people, Re-invigorating our city Prosperity for all

  8. Key Issues • Too few jobs: unemployment hotspots: (Low Hill, Ettingshall, Heath Town, St Peter’s) and high youth unemployment • Too many people with no/low qualifications: makes getting and keeping a job more challenging • Too few people with the higher level skills needed for growth and priority sectors • Need an ‘enterprising culture’ to nurture and grow businesses for the future • Need to connect skills and labour market to employers’ needs Encouraging enterprise, Empowering people, Re-invigorating our city Prosperity for all

  9. Support For All Businesses • Black Country Gold – Growth Opportunities: ERDF Priority 2 Stimulating Enterprise Development (£1.5m Black Country) • ERDF Neighbourhood Employment and Skills Service (£600k) • Wolverhampton Small Loan Fund (£300k City Council and Black Country Reinvestment Fund) • Government High Street Fund (£100k) • Portas Pilot (£100k) • ERDF Technical Assistance(£170k) • Business Solutions Centre – Science Park Encouraging enterprise, Empowering people, Re-invigorating our city Prosperity for all

  10. Developments • Working in partnership to ensure there is a return on investment in employment opportunities and training for local people through projects such as: • Building Schools For The Future • Planning Agreements and Procurement Contracts • University Refurbishment • Royal Wolverhampton Hospital Trust Development Encouraging enterprise, Empowering people, Re-invigorating our city Prosperity for all

  11. Enterprise Zone / JLR

  12. Wolverhampton City Council Apprenticeship Scheme

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