Local Insight is OCSI’s web-based platform that provides instant access to place-based neighbourhood level data for the areas that matter most to you.
With a subscription to Local Insight you can:
Local Insight isn’t just software. Our team of expert researchers are here to provide you with full support in understanding and interpreting the data.
Our team are experts in neighbourhood level data. We:
We work with charities, local authorities, grantmakers and more.
During our ongoing work with Local Trust, OCSI has developed a quantitative measure of left behind neighbourhoods, using open data.
This meant creating a Community Needs Index, which provides a unique perspective on local needs by focusing on the social and cultural factors that can contribute to poorer life outcomes in communities.
Our research on left behind neighbourhoods suggests that when deprived areas lack places to meet, an engaged community and proper connectivity, they fare much worse than other deprived neighbourhoods.