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Graph showing the number of families in each district and how many are
The 2011 Census gives us a mass of information about who lives where, and in what family groups. By analysing the results, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has worked out how many “concealed” families there are across the country. This helps us understand local housing pressures because a concealed household is one which may have an unmet housing need.
Homelessness acceptances in our local area, 2009-10 to 2017-18
In this data set we have updated the national data released by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) which covers the years 2009-10 to 2017-18 for the whole of England.
The number of Road Traffic Collisions (RTCs) are relatively consistent across Cambridgeshire over the past 5 years; however, the number of RTCs that result in a person being killed or seriously injured (KSI) is increasing. 
Snapshot of map showing some local services around Cambridge
Data is all very well, but can we help put it to new and imaginative uses?
Rough sleeping is a growing problem across England. Figures published by the government, reporting from 2010 to 2017, show an increase in rough sleeping for all regions across the country. Here we publish figures across the whole of England, regions and districts.
Diagram giving simplified view of housing viability
Why are we interested in land values? Land values are part of the complicated formula driving house prices, especially for new build homes.
Neotist crimemap of cambridgeshire
“Data is the new oil…” is a phrase often used by those in the industry to describe the vast, valuable and extremely powerful resource available to us.
Image of Swiss cake roll in a cone
Forecasting pupil rolls can be tricky business but getting it right can be sweet.
Census spelt out in scrabble tiles
‘effective pupil place planning is a fundamental element of the local authority’s role as strategic commissioner of good school places.’
It has been estimated that there were 257 deaths attributable to particulate air pollution in Cambridgeshire in 2010 and that over 5% of Cambridgeshire’s population mortality is attributed to air pollution (based on ambient levels of PM2.5).