Economic Profile

RopewalkNuneaton and Bedworth is well represented by engineering and distribution and has a strong spirit of enterprise, making it an ideal place to do business. Recent investors include Holland and Barrett at Eliot Park.

  • Population – 126,000
  • Employment rate – 71.2%
  • JSA Claimants – 1.9%

Skills In North WarwickshireNorth Warwickshire’s economy has been transformed over the last thirty years and now embraces commercial and industrial development, which benefits from being at the heart of the UK’s transport system. Recent investors include Ocado at Birch Coppice.

  • Population – 62,100
  • Employment rate – 75.9%
  • JSA Claimants – 0.9%

Stena Line FreightRugby has a tradition of heavy engineering and has proven to be a popular destination for many large companies who enjoy the benefits of it’s central location in the UK.

  • Population – 101,400
  • Employment rate – 79.5%
  • JSA Claimants – 1.0%WIPS-GaydonFactoryLrg

Stratford upon Avon has been successful in developing an enterprise culture in recent years. The district is home to a large proportion of small and medium sized businesses, but also contains larger employers such as Aston Martin, LandRover and NFU Mutual.

  • Population – 120,800
  • Employment rate – 77.9%
  • JSA Claimants – 0.4%

University Of Warwick SignWarwick is home to an entrepreneurial spirit with the University of Warwick on its doorstep and many large well known companies such as Calor Gas, the NFU, telent and IBM.

  • Population – 138,500
  • Employment rate – 79.5%
  • JSA Claimants – 0.7%%

Data Source

Population source: Mid-Population Estimates, 2013

Employment source: Annual Population Survey, Jan-Dec 14

JSA source: Claimant (rates are based on proportion to working age population), April 15