Insight Bulletin April 2021

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Insight e-bulletin April 2021

In this issue:

COVID-19 dashboards

Source: Insight,Coventry City Council; Public Health England

View COVID-19 (Coronavirus) data for Coventry and surrounding areas on this set of dashboards. Local statistics on the number of cases, the number of associated deaths, testing and healthcare are regularly updated here. Also you can find the new tab on the number of vaccinations by neighbourhood.

There is a lot of information on the local response, including guidance on test and trace.

Covid Dashboard

Headline Statistics April 2021

Source: Insight, Coventry City Council

These indicators were carefully selected to provide a picture of Coventry and its residents. 

Figures have been updated for demographics, health, employment and unemployment, qualifications, recorded crime, teenage conceptions, children in low income families, homelessness and number of dwellings.

Read the metadata to learn more about the indicators' context and methodology.

Understanding Coventry

Source: Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

City of Culture, aims to reach the widest possible audience by showcasing local, regional, national, and international talent.

For Coventry UK City of Culture 2021, a unique partnership has formed between the Coventry City of Culture Trust, Coventry City Council, Warwick Business School and Indigo Consulting to help unearth that information. By bringing together data from the cultural and non-cultural sectors in one place, we are able to gain a greater understanding of the city and the people who live here.

A wide variety of data is available in the Coventry Cultural Place Profiler, it gathers information about the demographics of different areas, how people participate in culture and how they feel about the neighbourhoods they live in. It allows users to view this data both at a wider city level, and broken down by smaller geographic groupings.

UK Unemployment Tracker

Source: Centre for Cities

As the COVID-19 pandemic sends shockwaves through the labour market, the Centre for Cities tracks the latest unemployment claimant statistics and Job Retention Scheme take up rates across the UK's cities and largest towns.

According to this Coventry has: 

  • Since March 2020, the Coventry claimant count rate has increased by 3.8% points, from 3.2% of Coventry's working-age residents to 7.0% in March 2021. 
  • In the past month, it has increased by 0.1% points.
  • 35% of people in this city have high-skilled qualifications.
Unemployment tracker