Walsall Insight

Walsall is a metropolitan borough consisting of a mix of urban, suburban and semi-rural communities. Covering 40 square miles, it is located to the north-west of Birmingham and is one of the four local authorities that make up the Black Country sub-region (along with Dudley, Sandwell and Wolverhampton). Walsall town centre lies at the heart of the borough surrounded by Aldridge, Bloxwich, Brownhills, Darlaston and Willenhall district centres.

This website, Walsall Insight, is a resource intended to provide a data-driven overview of the Walsall borough. Throughout this site you will be able to find a range of statistics, info graphics, publications & reports that aim to provide insight into Walsall. It will also feature critical pieces of ongoing work such as the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment, a repository of key Publications & Walsall Council's Transparency (Open Data) releases. Please check our News page for the latest updates & please feel free to explore this page, which details the key topics that give understanding of & insight into the Walsall area.


Data & information about Walsall’s population, deprivation & diversity

Children & Young People

Data and information about young people in Walsall.


Information about Walsall’s Economy.

Health & Wellbeing

Information about the health of Walsall's population

Safe & Sustainable Communities

Information about community safety, community cohesion etc.


Profiles of information by topic & geography.

Transparency & Open Data

Information openly available through the Governments Transparency Agenda.


Data on existing & upcoming infrastructure projects across Walsall

Recent News

Population update 2017

Insight website