Metropolitan Borough of Solihull

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.

Metropolitan Borough of Solihull
Official logo of Metropolitan Borough of Solihull
Coat o Airms o the Borough Council
Shown athin Wast Midlands
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Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Constituent kintra Ingland
RegionWast Midlands
Historic coontyWarwickshire
Admeenistrative coontyWast Midlands
Admeen. HQSolihull
 • TeepMetropolitan burgh
 • Leadership:Leader an cabinet
 • MPs:Lorely Burt (LD)
Caroline Spelman (C)
 • Total178.3 km2 (68.8 sq mi)
Area rank175t
 (2011 est.)
 • Total211,800
 • RankRanked 78t
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (Breetish Simmer Time)
ONS code00CT (ONS)
E08000029 (GSS)
Ethnicity89.1% White (85.8% White Breetish)
6.5% Asie
2.2% Mixed Race
1.5% Black
0.6% Ither [1]

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.


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 SolihullEedit

See an aw Leet o auries in Solihull

Localities in the burgh include:



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