What is Worcestershire Insights?
Worcestershire Insights is a data hub that is free for anyone to use.
It provides the latest data and analysis for Worcestershire and it’s Wards.
It can be used for information sharing, mapping and reporting, you can also use our data tools to access comparative data for other counties, and the whole of England.
How do I use Worcester Insights?
See our Quick start guides for an overview of how to get started in using our data tools.
Who can use Worcestershire Insights?
Worcestershire Insights is an open-access website that can be used by anyone. We hope that it is useful to local government, community groups, voluntary sector organisations, partnership members, businesses, students and the public.
It can help provide the evidence-base for strategic planning, prepare funding applications, support academic research and enable residents to find out more about their local area.
Where is the data from?
Worcestershire Insights hosts thousands of indicators from several publishers and sources (e.g. Data.Police.uk, Office for National Statistics, Public Health England…).
Where you find the icon, you can use this to view the metadata associated with the data – this includes the publisher, publication date and copyright note to use when acknowledging the data source.
You can use the Data Explorer to filter data by Publisher or Source.
How often is the data updated?
Worcestershire Insights is set up to host the latest available data – an update to the source data triggers an update to the website.
The currency of the data depends on the source – use the icon to look at the metadata and check the date of issue/publication.
Can I download/export the reports/charts?
Yes, you can copy and paste the charts and information from profiles and reports, download data tables and export entire reports and maps.
You can download the report or chart using the icon.
Can I share the data?
You can share the link to your report using the icon.
Yes, we encourage you to share and reuse the data which is available under the Open Government Licence freely and flexibly, with only a few conditions. Please ensure you acknowledge the data sources you use – ‘Rights’ can be found for each data source in the metadata (see the icon).
For maps, please also use the following copyright statements to acknowledge the source of the boundary information:
Contains National Statistics data © Crown copyright and database right 2018
Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2018
What geographies are available?
Please see our Guide to Geography to help you understand the geographical levels that data is available for.
Where can I go for more information?
If you can’t find the data you’re looking for, try our Links and Resources page for additional sources of local information.
How do I contact you/make a suggestion?
Please Contact Us with any questions, comments or suggestions. We’re happy to receive feedback on Worcestershire Insights