DWP are running a consultation on the “National Insurance Number Allocations to Adult Overseas Nationals entering the UK” dataset, asking for user views on the format, frequency and supporting information for the dataset.
The consultation closes February 24th 2012, details at http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd1/niall/index.php?page=nino_allocation and questionnaire at http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd1/niall/nino_consult.doc.
24 new resources have been added to the website since the last update. In addition 103(!) resources have been updated.
DWP Benefit quarterly updates
Data for a range of key DWP benefit datasets has been updated for May 2011. These updates have been released on Nomis and DWP. These indicators can be used [...]
As many users will be aware, the Office for National Statistics updated their website in October. The website provides a fair bit of additional functionality, with new features and navigation listed here.
However in transferring to the new site, existing data links were not maintained or forwarded automatically. This has been a cause of [...]
The NHS IC have developed a new indicator portal (effectively a neighbourhood statistics for health data) http://indicators.ic.nhs.uk.
This indicator portal brings together data all indicators from the Clinical and Health Outcomes Knowledge Base (also known as NCHOD and the Compendium of Population Health Indicators) and the Local Basket of Inequalities Indicators and key datasets from the [...]
Data4nr (www.data4nr.net) is a well-used, trusted and freely-available source to help users find data & information to support targeting, monitoring, priority setting and performance management at local level. Data4nr also underpins national services such as Data.gov.uk and the academic data liaison service.
We are surveying Data4nr users to find out which parts [...]
57 new resources have been updated on the data4nr site.
Life Expectancy data
Estimates of life expectancy for males and females at birth and at age 65 have been published by the ONS. Each of the Local Authorities has been ranked across the UK. This information can be used to identify health inequalities across the country.
The Office for National Statistics have updated their website at www.ons.gov.uk/ons/index.html.
The website provides enhanced navigation and additional functionality with the following key features included:
Improvements to the format of datasets (Time Series Data) downloaded in Excel. Annual, quarterly, and monthly data is now shown separately
Including the four digit codes (CDIDs) within the dataset downloads
The Oxfordshire Data Observatory http://www.oxfordshireobservatory.info/wps/portal/dataobservatory (the Local Information System for Oxfordshire) provides direct links to Data4nr pages to help users find the data they need, provide the latest news on new data releases, and improve the navigation around the site. A series of key datasets are linked from the site grouped under the Data Observatory [...]
18 new resources have been added to the data4nr site. In addition 8 resources have been updated.
Underlying indicators of the Indices of Deprivation 2010
The indicators that underpin the seven domains of the Index of Multiple deprivation 2010 (ID 2010) have been released on the Communities and Local Government website. These indicators allow you to look [...]
32 new resources have been added or updated to the website since the last update.
DWP Benefit quarterly updates
Data for a range of key DWP benefit datasets has been updated for February 2011. These updates have been released on Nomis and DWP. The following indicators are included:
Incapacity Benefit/Severe Disablement Allowance
Disability Living Allowance