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Thematic Reports and Research

We produce a range of intelligence reports utilising the latest intelligence:

Thematic Reports:

  • Business (Competiveness) Barometer –provides information on a range of business statistics including business stock, business births, survival rates, unemployment and wage data. 
  • People & Skills Barometer – analyses the levels of skills in the existing and potential workforce. 
  • Place (Infrastructure) Barometer – an analysis of delivery from a spatial perspective and an identification of transport priorities in the Black Country. 
  • LEP Intelligence Reports – monthly intelligence reports to inform the LEP Board
  • 2011 Census Analysis – analysis of latest Census results
  • Black Country Strategic Companies – profile of the high turnover companies in the Black Country


  • Black Country Business Survey – findings of a recent survey of over 1,400 Black Country Businesses
  • Advanced Manufacturing Study – recent in-depth analysis of Black Country companies in the Advanced Manufacturing Sector
Click here to download the list of reports that are available and what they contain.

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