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Our data work

We play a central role in ensuring that data meets the needs of our ‘core’ audience by representing the views of local government in Wales around issues such as the Census, and population and migration data. We also hold a wealth of data available in maps, tables and reports in our national system InfoBaseCymru. To see the data we hold in InfoBaseCymru, use the menu on the right. You can also view some of our most popular data using the links below.

Benchmarking

As well as the national data available in our InfoBaseCymru system, we support local government and its partners to collect other data. We can support your organisation with its data collection needs. We already work across local authority services to provide support for benchmarking activity. This work includes provision of collection forms, management of the collection activity and providing data in usable intelligent formats. We provide support across the majority of services operating in local authorities.

Surveys

We can also provide support for collecting qualitative information through surveys and questionnaires. Again, the support we can provide varies based on the needs of the individual. We can help develop and test questions, as well as offering an online survey service which uses fully bilingual software. We can also provide analysis of the survey results.

 

Please get in touch to discuss how we can support your data needs.

Data

Find information on the deprivation of your area, data on housing, crime and the make-up of your population.

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Find information on the health of children in your area, as well as data on how they are performing at school. You can also find data on what young people are doing after reaching the end of compulsory schooling.

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Find information on the size and types of businesses in your area, the level of earnings, and economic activity of the working age population. You can also find data for Job Seeker's Allowance and other types of benefit.

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Find information on the lifestyle of your population, those using medical services, and those suffering from medical conditions all taken from the Welsh Health survey. You can also find data on social care provision in your area, as well as the health of children from conception and other useful health information.

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Find information on the physical environment, CO2 emissions, traffic volumes, energy consumption and flood risk. You can also find data on the quality of the road network and road casualties.

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Find information from the 2011 Census on the make-up of the population, ranging from Welsh language skills, or how people travel to work to their marital status.

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Local authorities across Wales are required to report on a number of Performance Indicators each year. There are two types of indicator – National Strategic Indicators (NSIs) which are set by Welsh Government, and Public Accountability Measures (PAMs) set by local government. The information shown here is a combination of both of these sets of indicators.

MyLocalCouncil is a tool designed to help members of the public understand how their local council is performing compared to other councils across Wales.

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Some of our work

InfoBaseCymru

InfobaseCymru provides easy access to a wide range of information for Wales.

Thriving Places Wales

Thriving Places Wales has been developed in partnership between Data Cymru and Happy City, and is based on The Centre for Thriving Places Thriving Places Index.

Local systems

Local systems allow policy makers and citizens to access, analyse, map and download local and national data sets with relative ease.

Local Government Benchmarking Framework (Scotland)

Local Government Benchmarking Framework (Scotland) is a tool designed to bring performance data to the Scottish public.

Profiling Places Wales

Profiling Places Wales includes a range of data about a place, including information about people, communities, employment and much more.

Data Updates

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Here you’ll find all of our InfoBase news including updates on the system and its content.

Average house prices (August 2022)

The data for August 2022 for average house prices is now available following a release by the Land Registry.

Gross revenue expenditure (FY 2021-22)

The data for 2021-22 for gross revenue expenditure for local authorities is now available following a release by the Welsh Government.

Job Seeker’s Allowance claimant count (September 2022)

The latest (September 2022) Job Seeker’s Allowance claimant count is now available following a release by the Office for National Statistics.

Employment status (October 2022 release)

The latest (July 2021 – June 2022) employment status estimates are now available following a recent update of the Annual Population Survey.

The next update will be available in January 2023.

Gross disposable household income (2020)

The data for 2020 for gross disposable household income is now available following a release by the Office for National Statistics.

Please note that the data for 2004 to 2019 has also been revised.

Businesses by industry (2022)

The data for 2022 for businesses by industry is now available following a release by the Office for National Statistics.

Businesses by size (2022)

The data for 2022 for businesses by size is now available following a release by the Office for National Statistics.

Birth data by mother’s age (2021)

The data for 2021 for live births by mother’s age is now available following a release by the Office for National Statistics.

Substance misuse - updated

The 2020-21 substance misuse data is now available following a release by NHS Wales.

Please note that the data for 2016-17 to 2019-20 has also been revised.

Fire incidents, fire attendance and smoke alarms data (2021-22)

The data for 2021-22 for fire incidents, fire attendance and smoke alarms is now available following a release by Welsh Government.