Measuring change

How to use Local Insight

Local Insight is an online platform that allows users to access open-source data specific to a Big Local area in a simple and visual way. Data is available on themes such as jobs and economy, population, services and housing.

You can download a step by step directions on how to navigate Local Insight here or get an overview below.

The website is available to all people doing Big Local work. If you would like an account or have any questions, please email

What you can do on Local Insight?
How can Local Insight data help you?
Advice on handling Local Insight data
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