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.

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.


Left behind? Understanding communities on the edge

The term left behind areas is featuring more and more in social policy discussions with a range of studies starting

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Access to Healthy Assets and Hazards

  Understanding the wider determinants of physical and mental health is an issue that local authorities, grantmakers, charities and researchers

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A new measure of third sector activity available in Local Insight

  This post is from Mary Silk, Junior Researcher at OCSI. Is third sector activity thriving in your local area?

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