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The early impact of COVID-19 on ‘left behind’ neighbourhoods

22nd July 2020

Analysis of the early impacts of COVID-19 has shown that there are…
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Widespread rises in unemployment rates show the economic impact of COVID-19

21st May 2020

The unemployment claimant count data (released 19th May) provides a strong indication…
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Which local labour markets are most at risk?

29th April 2020

The RSA has published an excellent analysis piece, which has revealed that in some…
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Resources and data

Data and resources for responses to COVID-19

20th April 2020

  Various organisations have been publishing data and resources to support the…
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Resources and data

Data downloads and COVID-19 Vulnerability Index

1st April 2020

From all at OCSI, we hope you, your loved ones and colleagues…
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Data analysis

Community Needs Index – Your questions answered

15th January 2020

  Following on from the launch of our work with Local Trust…
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Data analysis

Community Needs Index – measuring social and cultural factors

21st October 2019

OCSI was commissioned by Local Trust to develop a quantitative measure of…
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OCSI news

English Indices of Deprivation 2019

26th September 2019

We are happy to announce that the English Indices of Deprivation 2019…
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Data analysis

Left behind? Understanding communities on the edge

5th September 2019

The term left behind areas is featuring more and more in social…
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Data analysis

Access to Healthy Assets and Hazards

31st July 2019

    Understanding the wider determinants of physical and mental health is…
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A new measure of third sector activity available in Local Insight

23rd July 2019

  This post is from Mary Silk,  Researcher at OCSI. Is third…
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Resources and data

The power of spatial data for third sector organisations

17th June 2019

This is a guest post by James Bowles, PhD student at the…
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Data analysis

Local differences in internet engagement

3rd April 2019

  Digital Exclusion is not a new topic. We know that even…
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Resources and data

LSOAs, LEPs and lookups : A beginner’s guide to statistical geographies

18th March 2019

  If this blog post has caught your eye, then you probably…
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Data analysis

Neighbourhood estimates on health conditions: What’s the story in your area?

19th February 2019

The latest additions to Local Insight are an interesting bunch. Not least…
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Resources and data

How to calculate your grant funding per head of the population

7th January 2019

  94 grantmakers are now publishing their funding data as open data…
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Data analysis

Small area benefits measures from DWP: What has changed and what does it mean?

14th December 2018

  There have been a number of changes in the local level…
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OCSI news

Looking back at Data4Good

22nd November 2018

  If ever there was a time of year to get an…
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