About Greater Birmingham

Greater Birmingham is an area at the very centre of the UK anchored by Birmingham, the UK’s second city. With record levels of infrastructure investment, increasing international recognition and countless opportunities for companies to thrive in the region, there has never been a better time to invest in Greater Birmingham.

No. 1 for inward investment, jobs created, projects and year on year increase according to UKTI

£54.4 billion GVA

Home to some 1,900 International Firms

28% growth in visitor to Birmingham over the last 8 years to63.8 million

Foreign direct investment projects in the last year than any other English region

3 Million Population


The only city outside London with direct flights to China

Strongest growth in economic output


More foreign direct investment (FDI) than any other region


Most entrepreneurial UK city outside London

Leading export performance

Strongest growth in international tourism

National infrastructure projects include: