Metropolitan Borough of Solihull

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Metropolitan Borough of Solihull
Metropolitan burgh
Offeecial logo o Metropolitan Borough of Solihull
Coat o Airms o the Borough Council
Shown athin Wast Midlands
Shown athin Wast Midlands
Sovereign state  Unitit Kinrick
Constituent kintra  Ingland
Region Wast Midlands
Historic coonty Warwickshire
Admeenistrative coonty Wast Midlands
Admeen. HQ Solihull
 • Teep Metropolitan burgh
 • Leadership: Leader an cabinet
 • MPs: Lorely Burt (LD)
Caroline Spelman (C)
 • Total 178.3 km2 (68.8 sq mi)
Aurie rank 175t
Population (2011 est.)
 • Tot 211,800
 • Rank Ranked 78t
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Simmer (DST) Breetish Simmer Time (UTC+1)
ONS code 00CT (ONS)
E08000029 (GSS)
Ethnicity 89.1% White (85.8% White Breetish)
6.5% Asie
2.2% Mixed Race
1.5% Black
0.6% Ither [1]

The Metropolitan Borough of Solihull is a metropolitan burgh o the Wast Midlands, in wast-central Ingland. It is namit efter its lairgest toun, Solihull, frae which Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council is based. For Eurostat purposes it is a NUTS 3 region (code UKG32) an is ane o seiven burghs or unitar destricts that comprise the "Wast Midlands" NUTS 2 region. Hintle o the lairge residential population in the north o the burgh centres on the commonties o Castle Bromwich, Chelmsley Wood, Fordbridge, Kingshurst, Marston Green an Smith's Wood. In the sooth are the touns o Solihull an Shirley.

Syne 2011, Solihull haes formit pairt o the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership alang wi neebourin authorities Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Cannock Chase, East Staffordshire, Lichfield, Redditch, Tamworth an Wyre Forest.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Solihull is regardit as haeing ane o the strangest subregional economies in the Wast Midlands, wi a significantly heicher nominal GVA per caipita an Silhillians enjoyin considerably heicher disposable income rates than baith regional an UK averages.[2][3]

Analysis shows Solihull as haein the lawest (an fastest fawin) claimant coont for Jobseeker's Allowance in the region an aw.[4]

This is a chairt o trend o regional gross value addit o Solihull at current basic prices published (pp. 240–253) bi Office for Naitional Statistics wi figurs in millions o Breetish Poonds Sterling.

Year Regional Gross Value Addit4 Agricultur1 Industry2 Services3
1995 1,929 12 496 1,421
2000 2,959 8 870 2,082
2003 4,023 8 1,121 2,893

^1 includes huntin an forestry

^2 includes energy an construction

^3 includes financial intermediation services indirectly measured

^4 Components mey no sum tae totals due tae roondin

Dounsets in Solihull[eedit | eedit soorce]

See an aw Leet o auries in Solihull

Localities in the burgh include:

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Template:West Midlands Coonty Template:West Midlands Template:Metropolitan destricts o Ingland Coordinates: 52°24′32″N 1°46′51″W / 52.40880°N 1.78092°W / 52.40880; -1.78092