Data updates in Local Insight

Data updates

This month we will have two data updates for you, with more coming at the end of the month. For now, we have updates from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP):

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

New Indicators

We’ve added two new indicators from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)/Department for Work and Pensions (DWP):

  • Children (0-15) in out-of-work families (includes families claiming Universal Credit)
  • Children and young people (0-18) in out-of-work families (includes families claiming Universal Credit)

Feature indicators in the reports

For those of you who are interested in the feature indicators which we have been adding over the past year, here is a breakdown of where those indicators can be found in the reports.

  • 10 year percentage change in house price – Page 25
  • Ratio of residential property transactions to the number of private dwellings – Page 25
  • Housing affordability measures – Page 26
  • Domestic energy consumption – Page 28
  • Energy efficiency- Page 29
  • Musculoskeletal conditions (arthritis) – Page 38
  • Physical activity among adults – Page 40
  • Household debt – Page 45
  • Broadband – Page 53
  • Community dynamics measures – Page 56
  • Greenspace coverage – Page 58
  • Big Lottery funding – 59

Current indicators available within Local Insight

To see a list of all of the current indicators available in Local Insight and also a list of the most recent round of updates check out this Knowledge Base article.

If you have any questions about the new data updates, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us on or give us a call on 01273 810270.