Socio economic analysis

1. The Midwest population is growing older more rapidly than average.

2. The Midwest region is one of the most industrialised regions of Flanders

3. The Midwest region should intensify its promotion of newly enterprises set-up.

4. The agro-food sector is clearly concentrated in the Midwest region.

5. The Midwest region  is the topregion in Flanders when it comes to the average employementrate (economicaly active people between 15-64 year)

6. The Midwest region is the frontrunner when it comes to keeping the unemployment rate at a low level.