Data Sources

Data Sources

A list of data sources that might be useful
UK Data Service
The UK Data Service collection includes major UK government-sponsored surveys, cross-national surveys, longitudinal studies, UK census data, international aggregate, business data, and qualitative data.
The Office For National Statistics provides a huge range of data including population, demography, business output, social statistics
360 Giving
360 Giving has a whole load of grant data on the UK. You can find the GrantNAV here
European Union Open Data Portal
The European Union Open Data Portal (EU ODP) gives you access to open data published by EU institutions and bodies. All the data you can find via this catalogue are free to use and reuse for commercial or non-commercial purposes.
NCVO Almanac
Drawing on a range of sources, the Almanac provides a snapshot of what voluntary organisations do, their income and spending, workforce, volunteering and its impact.
Charity Commission Data
Data on all registered Charities in England and Wales. There is a lot of data and some(much) of it is messy.
Citizens Advice Data Trends
Citizens Advice produce some fantastic data. They have pulled together data from across their website and local advice services to understand people’s concerns during this crisis.
An incides of indicies
A great airtable put together by @matthewgthomas
Community Wellbeing Index
Compare community wellbeing scores (education, health, econonmy, culture, eduation etc) across UK by Geography
Centre for Cities
Interactive data tools with data on cities including economic data
Co-op directory
A directory of all registered co-ops
Companies House Data Download
A data snapshot containing basic company data of live companies on the register. This snapshot is provided as ZIP files containing data in CSV format and is split into multiple files for ease of downloading.
Charity Register in Scotland
Data on ann charities on the Scotish Charity Register
Charity Commission Northern Ireland
Searchable register of charities in Norther Ireland (can be downloaded to csv)
Data on a whole range of things such as Health, Education, Governement spending, Crime, Economy
Clinical Commissioning Group Outcomes Indicator Set
The Clinical Commissioning Group Outcomes Indicator Set (CCG OIS) provides comparative information for CCGs about the quality of health services and the associated health outcomes.
Mutuals Register
The Mutuals Public Register is a public record of mutual societies registered by the Financial Conduct Authority
Big Society Capital Deal level data
Deal level data on social investment
LG Inform
Data by Local Authority with some bench makring tools
Our world in data
A whole range of charts and data on some of the worlds biggest problems.
Third Sector In Wales
A state of the sector from WCVA on the third sector in Wales
State of the Sector Scotland
A state of the sector from SCVO on the voluntary sector in Scotland
Small Charities Data Hub
Lloyds Bank Foundation Insights Hub on small charities
My Society
mySociety services produce a lot of useful (and interesting!) data. This data portal brings all our published data together in one place to help people make the use of all the data products we provide. If you end up doing something interesting with the data, please let them know!
FIND: The Local Needs Databank
FIND: The Local Needs Databank