Together with research briefings on a range of topics, the House of Commons Library provides a number of statistical analysis tools available to users online. These included constituency profiles for selected social and economic variables, a Constituency Explorer for constituency level data and the Library’s Sources of Statistics introductory guides.
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For each of the subject areas below, the House of Commons Library has presented data in a way which makes it easy to compare the constituency you are interested in with other constituencies and with your region or the UK as a whole.
- Election results
- House prices
- Youth unemployment
- Out-of-work benefits
- Incapacity benefits
- Child poverty
As well as enabling you to visualise the data in chart or graph form, the tool allows you to download the data as an Excel spreadsheet.
Constituency Explorer draws together a wealth of statistics that can be easily accessed on your PC, tablet or smartphone. This data visualisation tool allows quick and easy analysis of over 150 variables, enabling comparisons on a constituency, regional and national level.
Constituency Explorer is a joint House of Commons Library – Durham University project part funded by the Economic & Social Research Council.
Sources of Statistics
This series of introductory guides brings together sources of statistics on 27 subject areas covered by the Economic Policy & Statistics and Social & General Statistics sections of the House of Commons Library. In doing so it draws upon the knowledge of Library specialists, aiming to provide comprehensive topic-by-topic guides for use by anyone interested in the statistical series that underpin the United Kingdom.
Topics covered by this series include:
- Constituency profiles and an introduction to constituency level data.
- Civil service
- Local government
- Vital statistics (demography)
- Social security
- Inflation and prices
- Interest rates
- Labour market
- Public finances and taxation
All 27 Sources of Statistics guides are also available online as a single briefing paper.