Data analysis

Data analysis

Why the Indices of Deprivation are still important in the open data era

24th March 2011

The government Indices of Deprivation were published earlier today, including the overview…
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Data analysis

Predicting need for intensive social care at individual level

1st March 2011

Predictive models are increasingly being used in health care to identify people…
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Data analysis

Seaside towns also hit hard by Housing Benefit reform

29th October 2010

The media spotlight has highlighted how the Housing Benefit reforms from the…
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Data analysis

Comprehensive Spending Review 2010: impact on local areas

29th October 2010

The Comprehensive Spending Review has confirmed that local government is going to…
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Data analysis

Effective research is critical to meeting the tough spending challenge

21st October 2010

The Comprehensive Spending Review has confirmed that local government is going to…
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Data analysis

Spending review for local government – main points

20th October 2010

The Comprehensive Spending Review has confirmed that local government are firmly in…
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Data analysis

Impact of the 2011/12 adult social care returns

3rd October 2010

The Health and Social Care Information Centre published a number of provisional…
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Data analysis

Impact of revisions to the mid-year population estimates

18th September 2010

Revisions to the standard mid-year population estimates have a significant impact on some local authority resident populations, particularly in London and other large cities. The effect on calculated population data such as benefit claimant rates is also significant, and could lead to changes in how initiatives to tackle worklessness and other issues are targeted


Data analysis

Local information systems paying their way

29th January 2010

Government commissioned research published this week values local information systems (or Data…
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Data analysis

Latest economic data on the Local Economic Monitor

15th October 2009

The September economic data has been added to the Local Economic Monitor,…
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Data analysis

Green shoots? Analysis of the latest economic data

15th October 2009

The fall in the number of people receiving unemployment benefit last month…
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Data analysis

Equalities data – what’s out there?

27th January 2009

Recently, I’ve mostly been … talking with different groups about gaps in…
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Data analysis

How good is the Place Survey for assessing progress?

23rd December 2008

Early reports suggest that some areas may face difficulty in using the…
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Data analysis

Understanding what the Index of Multiple Deprivation 2007 tells us

7th December 2007

Getting to grips early with the Indices of Deprivation 2007 is critical…
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