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Walsall, Midlands Employment Information

Walsall Overview Walsall, a city in West Midlands, has around 270,000 residents. Walsall wasn't always that large: ...

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Walsall Overview

Walsall, a city in West Midlands, has around 270,000 residents. Walsall wasn't always that large: Before the Industrial Revolution, it was a small town with merely a few thousand inhabitants. Within two years, the population increased to almost 90,000 people.

Modern Walsall has much to offer to the people who live and work there. You can check out the Walsall Leather Museum or the Arboretum, or you can spend a day getting your thrills at the go-kart track.

If you want to step outside Walsall, take the short trip to Dudley, Wolverhampton, or Birmingham — it only takes about 20 minutes to get to these neighbouring towns.

The cost of living in Walsall isn't too high: On average property prices are 18% lower than Birmingham.

Walsall Job Opportunities

Jobs in Walsall encompass a range of industries and companies. Individuals within IT, engineering, accounting, sales or logistics may be successful in their job hunt. Some businesses you may want to consider include Search Consultancy, Idex Professional Recruitment, eResponse Recruitment and BMS Sales Specialists.

If your search for a job in Walsall falls short of your expectations, you may want to expand your efforts to include Birmingham, which is home to over a million people; job openings may be more numerous.

Walsall Employment Trends

The data on unemployment in Walsall isn't quite clear. In December 2014, the official count was roughly 5,000, but the Office of National Statistics estimates that the number may have been much higher.

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