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Have your say: Community Needs Index methodology review

26th May 2022

In 2018 we worked with Local Trust to develop a quantitative definition…
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First Census 2021 results are coming soon

25th May 2022

The ONS have announced that the first results from Census 2021 in…
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Data analysis

Where is the cost of living crisis likely to be hitting hardest?

21st April 2022

The recent energy price hikes alongside rising housing and food costs have…
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Data analysis

Job access score

28th March 2022

Understanding levels of connectivity between different places is essential to understanding how…
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left-behind areas

Levelling Up: what the plan is, and the role data will play

17th February 2022

The UK government has set out a transformative levelling up plan for…
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OCSI news

Census 2021 – What’s the latest news?

25th January 2022

  The Census 2021 release will be the most eagerly awaited publication…
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The APPG publishes its report, ‘Overcoming health inequalities in ‘left behind’ neighbourhoods’

14th January 2022

The APPG has just published its report, ‘Overcoming health inequalities in ‘left…
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OCSI news

We are closed for the festive period from Monday 21st December to Friday January 1st inclusive!

15th December 2021

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2022. We hope you all manage…
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left-behind areas

Climate change and ‘left behind’ neighbourhoods

6th December 2021

Continuing our exploration of themed collections of indicators we take a look…
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Data analysis

Financial vulnerability and the rising cost of living

3rd November 2021

As highlighted in a recent Resolution Foundation report on ‘Pandemic Pressures’, the…
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OCSI news

Job Vacancy as User Support Officer

21st September 2021

We are looking for a User Support Officer to join the team…
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Data analysis

Total carbon footprint per person

21st September 2021

Climate Change has become an ever more pressing global issue, demanding far…
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Data analysis

Ethnicity data at small area level

11th August 2021

It is well known and understood that the decennial Census provides the…
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Data analysis

Grants issued in response to COVID-19

22nd June 2021

We know how informative data on grants can be, especially in terms…
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Resources and data

COVID-19 and Local Insight

9th June 2021

In a previous blog we have spoken in broad terms about the…
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Resources and data

Census 2021 and the implications for Local Insight

2nd June 2021

Census 2021 is complete so now the real work starts. We have…
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