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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Blog

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Explore housing affordability data for your local communities

  Let’s start with some stats. Since 1998, the ratio of average house prices to average earnings has more than

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Supporting community organisations to win tenders and deliver services

  The role of the Voluntary and Community Sector in delivering public services has changed dramatically in recent years, amid

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How Local Insight is supporting West Sussex Council in evidence-based decision making

  Centrally located on the coast of southern England, West Sussex has around 750,000 residents. The County Council provides services