Do Better With Data

Oxford Consultants for Social Inclusion is built upon open data, working with community and public sector clients to use data to do better.

We enable our clients to:

  • better understand their communities through open data analysis, products and tools
  • save time and money by presenting reliable evidence in ready to use formats
  • make more informed decisions and target resources more effectively
  • measure the impact of their projects

If you would like to talk about a potential project with us, get in touch!

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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.

Community Insight

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

Local Insight

Helping local authorities make better informed decisions to improve services and communities.

Data Packs

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

Indices of deprivation

We are updating the datasets for this crucial resource in guiding the allocation of resources.

Who we work with

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

To see a full list of who we work with and to search by sector, take a look at Our Clients page.



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