We’re also adding new postcodes and have some new features coming, will keep you posted.
I was recently quite inspired by the story of a religious community – Orthodox Jews – and their quest to find affordable housing in the UK, moving from North London to Canvey Island where big homes for larger families are affordable. You … Continue reading
And going all the way back to January 1995. A gentle reminder too that in England and Wales, you type in your postcode to the searchbox and you can see a percentile ranking for your area in terms of how … Continue reading
UKCrimeStats is excited to now offer subscribers a new metric – Crime per Hectare. To explain; In the history of crime statistics. First came total crime per given area. The shortcoming of this were that areas varied hugely in size and … Continue reading
We actually had this done a couple of days ago but this is just to let you all know.
Understanding how one area in crime and property pricing compares to another only takes you so far. For a decent overview, you need to understand where that crime level and those property prices compare at a national level. We now … Continue reading
We’re always adding features to UKCrimeStats – here’s another one. I would immodestly suggest that for individual postcodes, this is one of the best sources of data there is. So with a random generated postcode, here is an example of … Continue reading
I’ve always found postcodes a bit vague and have preferred shapes like lower layer super output areas. The thing is, no one thinks in terms of the latter, especially those who should like the insurance industry, so we have just … Continue reading
You can see by the way the effect that the budget had on the last minute increase in property transactions to avoid stamp duty in March 2016 – the highest volume of transactions since November 2007 at 104,000 across England … Continue reading
A wide range of indicators like wages, patents, and R&D employment increase with the population of cities. This behaviour is often referred to as urban scaling. The interesting aspect of urban scaling is that it does not follow a straight … Continue reading