Facts and Figures
Here are some of Bromsgrove's vital statistics (as it were):
- Size: 83.8 Square Miles (Bromsgrove district). Most of the district is classed as Green Belt (for what it is worth);
- Population: 85100 approx of which 47100 are economically active: 26800 male, 20300 female (1993);
- Age structure: 16-19 years, 3200 male, 3000 female; 20-34 years 8800 male, 8900 female; 35-64/59 years 18300 male, 16100 female (1993);
- Location: Central England. 14 miles south of Birmingham, 15 miles north of Worcester (see maps);
- Twinned with Gronau, Westphalia, Germany;
- First Historic Reference: 1086, The Domesday Book (refered to as Bremesgrave);
- Current Employment: Services 73%, Manufacturing 17%, construction 6%, Primary 4% (1993);
- Current Unemployment: 8.6% (Nov 1992)
- Historic Industry: Medieval: woolen trade. 17th and 18th centuries: Nailmaking;
- Member of Parliament: Julie Kirkbride (Conservative);
- Administrative Centre: Bromsgrove District Council, Burcot Lane (Conservative majority);
- Hospitals: The Princess of Wales Community Hospital, All Saints Road;
- Local Newspapers: The Bromsgrove Advertiser,
The Bromsgrove Standard;
- Theatre and Arts centre: the Artrix
- Sport: The Dolphin Centre, School Drive; Bromsgrove Rovers Football Club; Bromsgrove Cricket Club; Bromsgrove Rugby Club.
- Colleges: North East Worcestershire College, (sites at both Bromsgrove and Redditch) has 20,000 students and 850 staff;
- Schools: There are six High schools in the district, including South Bromsgrove High School; North Bromsgrove High School; Bromsgrove School;
- Accomodation: Listings from Information Britain;
- Whats on listings are published on the local newspaper websites.
All figures are from Bromsgrove District Council as per dates.
All population figures rounded to the nearest 100.
Here are some other local web sites to the bromsgrove area:
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Tom Harvey, email@example.com
A "Quietly Outrageous" publication, Copyright 1996 Tom Harvey
This Page was created on Monday, December 6, 1996. Most recent
revision Saturday, August 16, 1997