Frequently Asked Questions
How many people live and work in Worcestershire?
According to the most recent ONS population
estimates for mid-2010, there are 557,400 people currently living
in Worcestershire. In 2009, around 233,800 were in employment
(Business Register and Employment
How do I sign up to or remove someone from the Worcestershire
You can find out about the Worcestershire
Viewpoint, including how to sign up to, or opt out of the panel.
Worcester Viewpoint FAQS
How much crime/ASB is there in my area?
The Research & Intelligence Unit produces
monthly crime reports which can be found here. Crime Reports
Where can I find out about my local area?
You can find detailed information about your
District, Ward or Electoral Division through our Area
How many people are unemployed in Worcestershire?
The Office for National
Statistics publishes details of the number of people claiming
Jobseekers Allowance on a monthly basis; we include the latest
figures in our Monthly County Economic Summary, which also
summarises local and national economic news stories. Economic
Which industrial sectors employ most people in
Almost 16% of Worcestershire's workforce is
employed in Manufacturing, with Heath (11%), Retail (11%) and
Education (10%) also sizeable employers.
What do people in Worcestershire earn on average?
On average, people who live in
Worcestershire and work full-time (either in Worcestershire or
outside the county) earn £25,245 per annum. People who work
full-time in Worcestershire and who live either in Worcestershire
or elsewhere earn £23,186 on average.
What is the area of Worcestershire?
Worcestershire covers an area of 670 square
miles, 1,735.3 square kilometres or 173,529
Can the Research & Intelligence Unit print maps of my local
area for me?
Worcestershire County Council
is a member of the Public Sector Mapping Agreement (PSMA) with
Ordnance Survey. This determines when the council are allowed
to provide maps to individuals and other organisations.
If you are undertaking work for Worcestershire
County Council, or supporting us in the delivery of the councils
core business, we may be able to provide maps to support your
If you require maps for personal, leisure or
general interest purposes, it is unlikely we will be able to
provide maps to you and we recommend you visit the Ordnance Survey
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This page was last reviewed 29 May 2013 at 15:01.
The page is next due for review 25 November 2014.