Data updates in Local Insight

April was a busy month for data in Local Insight! We added 8 brand new indicators on housing affordability and updated key monthly and quarterly indicators. To read more about the new housing indicators check out our blog. Also, tell us and other Local Insight users how you are going to use the new indicators on the Community.

So what’s been updated?

All the monthly unemployment data from the Department for Work and Pensions has been updated in Local Insight. Listed below are all the updated datasets:

  • Youth unemployment (18-24 receiving JSA)
  • Unemployment benefit (JSA and Universal Credit)
  • Unemployment benefit
  • Jobseekers Allowance claimants, claiming for over 12 months
  • Jobseekers Allowance claimants, female
  • Jobseekers Allowance claimants, male

All the Police UK data has been updated. Indicators include:

  • Anti-social behaviour
  • Bicycle theft offences
  • Burglary
  • Criminal damage
  • Drug crime offences
  • Other crime offences
  • Other theft offences
  • Possession of weapons offences
  • Public order offences
  • Robbery recorded offences
  • Shoplifting offences
  • Theft from the person offences
  • Vehicle crime
  • Violent crime and sexual offences

The Land Registry data has been updated to show the latest data on average house prices. This data is also broken down by housing type, for example:

  • Average house price for detached houses
  • Average house price for flats
  • Average house price for semi-detached houses
  • Average house price for terraced houses

Indicators available within Local Insight

To see a list of all the datasets available in Local Insight and also a full list of the new updates check out this Knowledge Base article.

If you have never used the Knowledge Base before, have a look a around here. It can be found by clicking on the support button in the top right hand side of Local Insight. If you have a question about how to use Local Insight, more often than not the answer can be found in one of the bite sized Knowledge Base articles. Use the search bar to look for specific questions or browse the different sections to learn more about how to get the most out of Local Insight.

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