The West Midlands is a large and varied area, covering 12,998 sq. km. with a population of 5.27m people (10.7 per cent of the population of England). More than half of the region’s population lives in large conurbations (such as Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton), while over 2 million people reside in the region’s rural counties (such as Herefordshire & Worcestershire), which make up three-quarters of the region’s area.
The West Midlands is one of 9 regions and a Scottish Association. To find out more about WEA outside the West Midlands click here