Do better with data

High quality research, data and analysis for public and community sector organisations, helping you make better decisions – decisions that contribute to the public good.

We have an unwavering commitment to improving social outcomes and delivering a trusted service in partnership with our clients

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Who we are

Oxford Consultants for Social Inclusion (OCSI) is a spin-out research consultancy from the Social Disadvantage Research Centre at the University of Oxford.

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What we do

We are experts in open data, research and analysis. We provide services that use open data and technology to make a difference in the public sector.

Local Insight

Helping local authorities turn data into knowledge and stories

Community Insight

Combines GIS mapping technologies and open data to provide instant community profiles.

Data Packs

Key datasets and rich visualisations designed to load straight into local information systems.

Indices of deprivation

We are the team behind the 2015 Indices of Deprivation.

Who we work with

We work with local, regional, national and international organisations from a range of sectors.

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Data & Insight Authority Forum 2017

  The Data and Insight Authority Forum has been set up by West Sussex County Council with funding from LGA,


How Local Insight is supporting Oxfordshire Community Foundation to be a local knowledge hub

  There are 46 Community Foundations across the UK. Each of them have in-depth knowledge of their local area and

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The holly and the ivy | Greenspaces data in Local Insight

  Parks and other green spaces are part and parcel of everyday life for most people, with 91% of people