Third annual State of the Region report launches

Date posted: December 13, 2022
Share
Screenshot 2022-12-13 at 09.27.57

The Midlands Engine Observatory’s State of the Region 2022 report – the latest evidence-based reflection of how the Midlands has performed over the past calendar year – is now available.  

Each year since 2019, the Observatory has gathered together a wealth of data to provide a snapshot of how our region is faring and where the key opportunities lie. For 2022, the State of the Region report is available as a downloadable 20-page executive summary or the detailed report with full in-depth analysis via our website for more in-depth interrogation.

This year’s report details a further twelve months of turbulence across the UK and beyond. The opening section explores the Midlands Engine economy – from macroeconomic trends to the labour market and skills – and delves into the impact of major economic shocks and the cost of living/cost of doing business.

More in-depth stats are presented in a thematic deep-dive section covering the Midlands Engine’s five key themes – Green Growth, Digital, Transport, Global & Investment and Health.

Against the backdrop of economic challenges, the State of the Region report also spotlights the region’s main opportunities for growth across a variety of sectors from food and drink supply chain to hydrogen technologies. The forward-looking conclusion focuses on partnership solutions, restating the Midlands Engine’s commitment to interventions that will drive economic growth in the region for the benefit of all its communities.

Download the Executive Summary: https://bit.ly/3URWZRY

Access in-depth State of the Region data and analysis: https://bit.ly/3FvY3W2

Share

Keep Updated

Latest News & Events

HDR UK Conference attendees sitting at tables listening to a speaker at an event in Nottingham

Uncategorized

Jun 21 2024

Health experts and data scientists descend on Nottingham to discuss using health data to improve lives

With 150 delegates from the Midlands and beyond, the recent Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) Midlands Annual Conference, highlighted the region’s crucial role in advancing health data research.

Read more
Solar panels

Green Growth

Jun 18 2024

Loughborough University development to improve solar panel efficiency

A new development at Loughborough University could fix a “significant problem” within the solar panel industry.

Read more
Broadmarsh

Economic Opportunities

May 25 2024

Nottingham Broad Marsh Master Plan Unveiled

The Masterplan shows how to transform the area to create opportunities to live and work in the area, bring investment and employment for local businesses. A new fly-through CGI video and images also show how the area would look in the future.

Read more

Subscribe to our partnership newsletter