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Business and economy publications

Business and economy

  • Local economic assessment for Birmingham: an objective analysis of the local economy, it’s current state, and how it may change in the future. Published December 2014.
  • Birmingham update Q4 2019: latest economic data and developments affecting the national, regional and local economy, economic growth, recovery and business conditions. Published quarterly.
  • Economic output update: a report using the latest official GDP figures for 2018, which sets out the latest position on economic growth in the city with comparison to other areas and analysis of change by sector.
  • Birmingham’s transformation and future prospects: describes the economic development and transformation of the city in the decades leading up to the recession. Written 2008.
  • Business count update: a report using the latest official GDP figures for 2018, which sets out the latest position on economic growth in the city with comparison to other areas and analysis of change by sector.
  • Employment Update 2019: a report using the latest official workplace based employment figures for 2018, which sets out the employment position for the city with comparison to other areas and analysis of employment change by sub-sector.