Sources of Quality Information
If you are seeking reputable statistics for your own research into community and learning needs in Surrey there are several sources which can provide you with useful information:
Find summary reports for local neighbourhood areas or source specific statistics for local authority, ward or super output area (SOA) levels. Reports can also be generated at local education authority or primary care trust level.
The Index of Multiple Deprivation 2007 (IMD 2007), published by the Department of Communities and Local Government is a Super Output Area (SOA) level measure of multiple deprivation and is made up of seven SOA level Domain Indices. It updates the 2004 Index. The seven indices are:
- Living environment
- All data
Nomis is a service provided by the Office for National Statistics, ONS, to give you free access to the most detailed and up-to-date UK labour market statistics from official sources. It is possible to view a labour market profile of an area, including data on population, employment, unemployment, qualifications, earnings, benefit claimants and businesses. There are also a range of 'wizard' tools to run specific queries.
SEEDA, the South East England Development Agency, produces a monthly 'regional intelligence snapshot' bulletin about current economic issues.
Download monthly research and economics dashboard reports [External link to SEEDA]