STREAM data service

STREAM is a local information system for North Yorkshire and York (STatistics REsearch And Mapping) and they have recently updated with Indices of Deprivation 2015 data. The site is free for anyone to use and has a wealth of statistics available, with service information such as schools as well as[…]

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Norfolk Insight

Norfolk County’s online data resource Norfolk Insight has been updated with the 2015 Indices. What is interesting about this site is the area profile tool which lets visitors to the site create a simple deprivation report for different areas within Norfolk – at CCG level, local authority district and LSOA.

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Richmond deprivation report

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DataRich, a public data and analysis site for Richmond-upon-Thames, published this briefing note using the updated Indices statistics. The short report is an interesting example of how areas like Richmond-upon-Thames that are relatively less deprived than most can still make use of the Indices by identifying local changes in relative deprivation or[…]

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Indices of Deprivation and Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire Insight have added Indices of Deprivation 2015 data for Cambridgeshire & Peterborough. Compared to 2010, four out of the five Cambridgeshire districts now rank as more deprived nationally; Cambridge City ranks as less deprived. Cambridgeshire now (in IMD 2015) has 16 LSOAs in the 20% most deprived nationally –[…]

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Nottingham Insight

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Nottingham city council created comprehensive online area profiles through a collaborative effort with partner organisations like the local NHS and police. This includes a powerful online mapping tool which features a plethora of statistics on demographics, crime, economy and deprivation (IMD score) at ward level as well as mapping features from streetlights to youth centres and[…]

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Sheffield

Here’s a great example of how local authorities can use the IMD to target programmes more efficiently: Sheffield’s ‘Activity Sheffield’ programme provides free sport and activity sessions for people around the city. The programme’s ‘core team’ focuses on the key age groups of 8 to 16 year olds and those[…]

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Troubled Families

The Government’s Troubled Families programme targeted support at 120,000 families identified by central government as being in need of ‘turning around’ due to experiencing multiple issues of deprivation such as high truancy rates, lack of employment, physical and mental health problems. DCLG estimated that these families cost society about £8 billion[…]

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