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Dudley Borough in Brief:

  • About Dudley Borough: Dudley is a Metropolitan Borough formed in 1974, and is one of the seven authorities in the West Midlands metropolitan area.
  • Population: 314,400 (Jun 2013).
  • Ethnicity: 88.5% of the population are White British; 11.5% are from other ethnic groups (Mar 2011).
  • Health: Life expectancy is 79.2 years for men and 83.2 years for women (2011-2013).
  • Economy: 3.0% of the working age population claim Job Seekers Allowance (Nov 2014).
  • Housing: 135,445 residential properties (Mar 2014).
  • Environment: Area of 38 sq miles / 98 sq km, of which 14% is publicly accessible green space (2009).
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Knowledge Services Online:

Can't make it to Knowledge Services?
We now have an online service where you can:

  • Request a journal article
  • Request a Literature search
  • Contact us
  • Find out about additional services we offer

You don't even have to visit us to obtain a book, you can request we send it via the post. You can access Knowledge Services Online via this link if you are a registered member:

If you are not a member and require access you need to register by emailing us at requesting access to Knowledge Services online in the email.
To be eligible to join you need to work in either Dudley or Sandwell Office for Public Health or Dudley CCG.

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