Worcester Overview

64/100
Total Score
136/329
Ranking

The Big Picture

Worcester is an urban local authority in the West Midlands region of England with a population of approximately 102,000. The housing in Worcester is predominantly made up of traditional Victorian and Georgian homes, with some newer developments as well. The city has a strong community feel and hosts several annual festivals, including the Worcester Music Festival and the Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre. Worcester boasts several entertainment venues, including the Swan Theatre and Huntingdon Hall, which host a variety of live music, comedy, and theatre performances. The local economy is diverse, with a range of employers including Worcester Bosch, Mazak, and the University of Worcester, which is one of the city’s largest employers. The city also has a bustling high street and several retail parks, including the Elgar Retail Park and the Cathedral Plaza Shopping Centre.

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Worcester Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Worcester’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Worcester Diversity

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