Northumberland’s Vital Issues

Access the data we have used in compiling the Vital Signs website via the links below.

Vital Issue Data we have used in Vital Signs URL Date published
All Northumberland knowledge. Excellent resource published by Northumberland County Council. Link Sep-16
All Office for National Statistics. It has a useful data search facility to Parish level Link Sep-16
All Public Health England Health Profiles. Contain a range of data relevant to health. Link Sep-16
All Information gathered by the Citizens Advice Bureau Service Link Sep-16
Vital Issue Data we have used in Vital Signs URL Date Published
Deprivation Indices of multiple deprivation 2015. A description of these is available here Link Sep-15
Hidden deprivation The Community Foundation uses GT Place Analytics which enables us to identify deprivation at neighbourhood level Link N/A
Income and benefits The Joseph Rowntree Foundation website contains information on a range of subjects relevant to this theme Link N/A
Inequality The Equality Trust website contains research informaton on the broader impact of inequality Link N/A
Vital Issue Data we have used in Vital Signs URL Date Published
Employment in creative industries Business register and employment survey Link Sep-15
Local amenities Grant Thornton Place Analytics Local Amenity Score Link 2013
Participation in arts, culture and heritage Information on participation rates collected through the Department of Culture, Media and Sport’s “Taking Part” Survey Link Jul-16
Participation in arts, culture and heritage Case studies produced by the Bait Consortium based in South East Northumberland Link Sep-16
Northumberland Arts, Culture and Heritage Information from Magnetic North East Link N/A
Vital Issue Data we have used in Vital Signs URL Date published
Crime rates Data from the Northumberland Knowledge website. Link 2014
Crime rates Home Office data on recorded crime. This should be read in conjunction with data from the British Crime Survey Link Sep-16
Crime rates England and Wales Crime Survey data on crime, including unreported crime Link Sep-16
Crime rates Neighbourhood data via the Northumbria Police Crime map Link Sep-16
Hate crime Northumberland County Council web page on Hate Crime Link Sep-16
Crime and deprivation Indices of multiple deprivation 2015. A description of these is available here Link Sep-15
Electoral turnout (as measure of community cohesion) Data on General and Local Election turnout Link Jul-05
Wellbeing Self reported wellbeing data Link Sep-15
Voluntary sector in Northumberland Data from the Northern Rock Foundation Third Sector Trends Study Link Various
Vital Issue Data we have used in Vital Signs URL Date published
Affordability of housing Official data on ratio of median house prices to median gross salaries Link Aug-15
Fuel poverty Fuel poverty data measured as low income high costs. Link Jun-16
Homelessness Northumberland County Council draft Homelessness Strategy 2016-2021 Link Sep-15
Homelessness Official statistics from Department of Communities and Local Government Link Jun-16
Housing stock Northumberland County Council draft Homelessness Strategy 2016-2021 Link Sep-15
Rough sleeping Data on number of rough sleepers per 1000 households Link Jul-15
Tenure Census data on housing tenure Link 2011
Youth homelessness Research information compiled by by Youth Homeless North East Link Sep-16
Vital Issue Data we have used in Vital Signs URL Date published
Overview of labour market Labour market profile for Northumberland Link Sep-16
Overview of local economy Northumberland Economic Strategy Link Apr-15
Productivity Gross Value Added at current prices Link Dec-15
Unemployment Unemployment rate (claimant count) Link Sep-16
Young people not in education, employment or training 16-18 year olds NEET Link May-16
Vital Issue Data we have used in Vital Signs URL Date published
Educational deprivation Index of Multiple Deprivation – Education domain. This includes data on both adults and children Link Sep-15
GCSE results GCSE attainment at A*-C (by residence) Link Jan-16
Progression to HE Data on participation in Higher Education Link Aug-16
Young people not in education, employment or training 16-18 year olds NEET Link May-16
Qualifications within the workforce NVQ level and economically active – for information on NVQ levels see here Link Sep-16
Vital Issue Data we have used in Vital Signs URL Date published
Long term sickness % of working age population who are long-term sick Link N/A
Alcohol misuse Alcohol related hospital admissions Link May-16
Diabetes Data on prevalence of this condition Link Sep-16
Obesity rates (Adults and Children) Data on prevalence of this condition Link Sep-16
Mortality rates Data on the cause of death for people in Northumberland from conditions ranging from circulatory disease to suicide Link Dec-15
Substance misuse Drug misuse Link Sep-16
Life expectancy Information on life expectancy by ward Link Sep-16
Sport participation Information on the number of people involved in sporting activity Link Apr-16
Overview of Northumberland residents’ state of health Public Health England Health Profiles Link Sep-16
Wellbeing Self reported wellbeing data Link Sep-15
Smoking Smoking prevalence in adults Link Sep-16
Sexual health Rates of sexually transmitted infections Link Sep-16
Under 18 conceptions Rates of pregnancy amongst under 18 year olds Link Sep-16
Vital Issue Data we have used in Vital Signs URL Date published
Quality of external environment Indices of multiple deprivation 2015. A description of the external environment measure is available at is available here Link Sep-15
Natural environment quality GT Place Analytics Natural Environment, Tranquillity and Beauty Scores. These bring together data from a range of sources including Natural England and the Generalised Land Use Register Link 2013
Vulnerability to climate change Data from research undertaken by Joseph Rowntree into vulnerability to climate change Link Various
Biodiversity Northumberland Biodiversity Action Plan (Northumberland Wildlife Trust) Link 2008
Waste and recycling Official statistics on waste disposal and recycling in the county Link Dec-15
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