Welcome to LG Inform
LG Inform presents you with up-to-date published data about your local area and the performance of your council or fire and rescue authority. Whether you’re interested in scrutiny, a particular service area, or simply need an overview, it can help you review and compare performance with other authorities.
You can use our ‘Search’ tab at the top of the page to find data that interests you (for example, ‘housing’ or ‘crime’ or ‘deprivation’). But the LGA has also written a series of ready-made reports that bring together a number of indicators about key topics.
To find out more visit our LGA Research reports page
Have an idea for a new report email firstname.lastname@example.org
This demographics report provides an overview of the 2018 mid-year population estimates for your area. Data in this report is updated annually in June of each year.
In 2018, the total population of England grew by 0.6 per cent on 2017 estimates driven by International Migration and Natural change.
The population across the broad age groups are changing at different rates, with the number of those aged 65 years and over growing faster than those under 65 years of age:
- the number of children (aged under 18) increased by 7 per cent to 12.0 million between 2008 and 2018
- the working age population (those aged 16 to 64 years) increased by 5 per cent to 33.8 million between 2008 and 2018
- the number of people aged 65 and over increased by 23 per cent to 10.2 million between 2008 and 2018
To see the full report for your area please click here. LGA Research Reports - Demographic Report
This report is intended as a tool to support local authorities in measuring the cohesion and integration challenges in their differing community contexts, and to help build the evidence base needed to support local decisions about strengthening community cohesion and integration. Importantly, the report enables authorities to review and compare their profile with other authorities.
This report presents the statistics on Children in Need, on Child Protection Plans and in Care available for your choosen authority. This should help to assess the relative performance of the Local Authority against the comparison group for a range of key indicators. The aim is to bring local area Children’s Social Care data into one place, providing an evidence base that can be a starting point for conversations at a local and national level on performance, change over time and priorities.
Gender Pay Gap Statistics are published by the HM Government Gender Pay Gap Service from data supplied by employers. Employers with 250 or more employees must publish figures comparing men and women’s average pay across their organisation.
This report summarises the mean and median pay gaps in local authorities, as well as the distribution of staff across pay quartiles for 2018/19 compared to 2017/18
The Department for Education has worked with the LGA’s LG Inform team to identify and upload over 80 SEND data items to the LG Inform database. This means users can now compare local authority performance against these metrics and create their own SEND report, choosing from this range of data. These are drawn from existing data in key SEND publications and are intended to support local areas use of data and intelligence to measure progress and success.
The SEND data items have been compiled into a new SEND report here.
This report provides an overview of the four key measures of self-reported personal wellbeing from the ONS Annual Population Survey. These are: Happiness, Anxiety, Life Satisfaction and Worthwhile. An outline of key wider determinants of wellbeing is also included at the end of the report.
This report provides an overview of health and wellbeing for a selected authority area and a comparison group, drawing together measures of both outcomes and wider determinants. It presents data on healthy life expectancy, older people's and children’s health and wellbeing, causes of death and ill health, and healthy living. It is designed to support improvement by informing discussions regarding local challenges and successes around health and wellbeing across the lifespan
This is one of a series of reports on Health and Wellbeing, to view the other reports in the series visit our LGA Research reports page