Worcestershire is proud to have one of the fastest growing economies in the country. From schools to business start-ups, from tourism to technology Worcestershire has a great deal to offer.
Reasons to be proud of Worcestershire
One of the first 6 locations to receive Government funding to develop 5G applications and has since received enquiries and delegations from around the world.
The high quality skills supply is excellent with 172,350 students based at the 10 universities within a 60 minute drive.
It's been recognised as one of the top places in the UK for business start-ups, with a total of 38,764 registered companies.
51% Growth has been achieved by its mid-sized companies over a three year period.
In 2017, the direct value of its tourism economy was over £866million.
The biggest cluster of cyber security firms outside of London is based in Cyber Valley, Worcestershire, with 20% of the top 600 companies in the UK located here.
£3.15bn annual revenues generated by its fastest growing midsized companies in the last year according to the latest Worcestershire Growth Barometer report.
86% Overall Satisfaction (National average = 83%),
15th Out of 131 for Teaching Quality,
18th Out of 131 for Student Experience