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Renting in Later Life - Housing QualityRenting in Later Life - Housing Quality

Essex County Council
Created 12 days ago
This analysis evaluates the quality of housing for elderly residents split by tenure type: Owner-occupancy, Private renting, and social renting. Principally, housing quality is assessed in terms of the size, type, and age of the properties. Additionally, housing quality is evaluated in terms of the energy efficiency ratings of individual aspects of a dwelling, as well as the overall EPC rating.This analysis evaluates the quality of housing for elderly residents split by tenure type: Owner-occupancy, Private renting, and social renting. Principally, housing quality is assessed in terms of the size, type, and ag...

Deprivation in Essex: Impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic & employment trendsDeprivation in Essex: Impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic & employment trends

Essex County Council
Created 15 days ago
Each year, Essex County Council sets a research topic to some of the best social science undergraduates at the University of Essex. The Challenge Project acts as an alternative to their individual undergraduate dissertation module in their final year. As a group, the students work together to provide the council with evidence which is academically accredited and cutting edge.  The report was presented to Essex County Council in 2020. On...Each year, Essex County Council sets a research topic to some of the best social science undergraduates at the University of Essex. The Challenge Project acts as an alternative to their individual undergraduate dissertat...

Employment experiences of people with learning disabilities and autismEmployment experiences of people with learning disabilities and autism

Essex County Council
Created 2 months ago
Essex County Council commissioned a research project during the summer of 2021 to explore the needs, motivations, and barriers to successful employment for people with learning disabilities and autism in Essex. This report presents findings from this research.Essex County Council commissioned a research project during the summer of 2021 to explore the needs, motivations, and barriers to successful employment for people with learning disabilities and autism in Essex. This repo...

Renting in Later Life - Tenure TrendsRenting in Later Life - Tenure Trends

Essex County Council
Created 3 months ago
Over the past 17 years, owner occupancy has become far less common amongst households younger than 65. All else equal, the high rate of occupancy for those in later life is very likely to deteriorate in the future. Households between the ages of 45-64 in low earning occupations are now far less likely to be owner occupants when compared to 10 years ago. Conversely, owner occupancy for households of the same age bracket in higher earning...Over the past 17 years, owner occupancy has become far less common amongst households younger than 65. All else equal, the high rate of occupancy for those in later life is very likely to deteriorate in the future. House...

State of Life Survey DashboardState of Life Survey Dashboard

Essex County Council
Updated 3 months ago
Following the announcement of the COVID-19 lockdown on 23rd March, the University of Essex and Jump, working with the Essex Local Delivery Pilot (LDP) and ECC’s Research and Insight team, launched the State of Life survey. The State of Life survey is web-based and distributed via social media channels. It is designed to gather key insights on wellbeing across Essex. This report summarises key findings up to 31st March 2021 since the sur...Following the announcement of the COVID-19 lockdown on 23rd March, the University of Essex and Jump, working with the Essex Local Delivery Pilot (LDP) and ECC’s Research and Insight team, launched the State of Life surve...

Cambridge Econometrics Projections for EssexCambridge Econometrics Projections for Essex

Essex County Council
Updated 3 months ago
This dashboard compares projections for the Essex economy prepared prior to the COVID-19 pandemic (in early 2020), with a second set prepared in early 2021. Both sets were prepared for Essex County Council by Cambridge Econometrics. A link to the assumptions underlying these projections can be found below.   The projections show, for key economic aggregates – output (measured as Gross Value Added or GVA), employment and productivity – t...This dashboard compares projections for the Essex economy prepared prior to the COVID-19 pandemic (in early 2020), with a second set prepared in early 2021. Both sets were prepared for Essex County Council by Cambridge E...

Essex Data Signposting ToolEssex Data Signposting Tool

Essex County Council
Updated 3 months ago
The Essex Data Signposting Tool is a resource that provides you with links to the latest economic and labour market statistics for each of the 12 Essex districts. Also included is a list of links to up-to-date, reliable, open data from a variety of sources related to a range of geographies in Essex. Links to data are provided on the following themes: Crime Deprivation Economy Education Employment and worklessness Ethnicity ...The Essex Data Signposting Tool is a resource that provides you with links to the latest economic and labour market statistics for each of the 12 Essex districts. Also included is a list of links to up-to-date, reliable,...

Experts by experience: research with survivors of domestic abuseExperts by experience: research with survivors of domestic abuse

Essex County Council
Updated 4 months ago
Under the new Domestic Abuse Act, ECC has responsibilities for delivering a range of statutory duties, including ensuring representation of the voice of victims on the Domestic Abuse Partnership Board. As well as meeting this statutory duty, ECC is committed to engaging with domestic abuse survivors as ‘experts by experience’. This includes providing opportunities for sharing views and ideas, and working alongside us as collaborative pa...Under the new Domestic Abuse Act, ECC has responsibilities for delivering a range of statutory duties, including ensuring representation of the voice of victims on the Domestic Abuse Partnership Board. As well as meeting...

Domestic Abuse Commissioning Strategy 2021-2024Domestic Abuse Commissioning Strategy 2021-2024

Essex County Council
Updated 8 months ago
The Essex Domestic Abuse Commissioning Strategy 2021-24 (PDF, 895.90kB) sets out 5 key objectives that will aim to improve victims' outcomes across the county.The Essex Domestic Abuse Commissioning Strategy 2021-24 (PDF, 895.90kB) sets out 5 key objectives that will aim to improve victims' outcomes across the county.

Inequality in England: Gini IndexInequality in England: Gini Index

Essex County Council
Created 8 months ago
The above dashboard provides information about the extent of inequality at local authority level in England in the following domains: Income Rate of employment deprivation Rate of those not entering higher education Health (average years of potential life lost) Gini coefficients are a single number which describe how equally spread a resource (e.g income) is spread among a population. A score of 0 represents perfect equality, ...The above dashboard provides information about the extent of inequality at local authority level in England in the following domains: Income Rate of employment deprivation Rate of those not entering higher educati...