Wolverhampton comprises part of the West Midlands district and lies to the Northwest of Birmingham. It is an ideal city for the short distance commuter as it was ranked 11, outside of London, for its transport system and as a result Wolverhampton has a lower than average number of car-owners. Wolverhampton is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the - locals are known colloquially as “Yam Yams”
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The service sector is by far Wolverhampton's largest employer with 74.9% of all jobs being in this area. The major subcomponents of this sector are in public administration, education and health 32.8% of the total employment, while distribution, hotels and restaurants take up 21.1%, and finance and IT takes up 12.7%. The largest single employer is Wolverhampton City Council.
Traditionally, Wolverhampton's economy has been dominated by the engineering and manufacturing industries. These industries continue to play a key role in it's economy today, though in a less significant way than during its heyday. Sustaining a workforce of over 14,000 people, the overall manufacturing sector has diversified into various sub-sectors, notably aerospace and defence. One of the largest employers in Wolverhampton is Smiths Aerospace which, along with H S Marston and the Goodrich Corporation dominate this sector.