This report looks at Birmingham’s skills profile and the implications for its economy. Firstly, it looks at the skills level of the city’s resident population. Secondly, it looks at the role that attracting people from other parts of the country can play in improving Birmingham’s skills base. Thirdly, it looks at the movement of students and new graduates. Finally, it looks at the new graduate labour market in the city.
Centre for Cities uses the Primary Urban Area (PUA) definition of cities. For Birmingham, this comprises Birmingham, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Wolverhampton local authorities. For more information visit: https://www.centreforcities.org/puas/.