Do Better With Data

Oxford Consultants for Social Inclusion is built upon open data.

We are your local data experts. We work with the public and community sector to turn data into  knowledge and engaging stories.

We support you to:

  • better understand your communities through out of the box open data tools
  • save time and money by presenting reliable evidence in ready to use formats
  • make evidence based decisions and target resources more effectively
  • measure the impact of your projects

Get in touch and talk to one of the team.

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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. Find out more about what we do.

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.

To see a full list of who we work with, take a look at Our Clients page.



Community Insight goes down under

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Project spotlight: Welsh coastal communities

Almost 70% of areas in Wales are classified as coastal communities and there are many types of communities across these


Trafford Innovation and Intelligence Lab

A big congratulations are in order for Jamie Whyte and the rest of the team at Trafford Innovation and Intelligence