Content TypeDatasets
TopicEquality and Welfare
Essex County Council
Updated 15 days ago

Greater Essex Trends has been developed to describe and communicate some of the key challenges and drivers of change that are shaping the lives of people across our diverse communities. It describes some of the strengths of Greater Essex and the opportunities we will have to grow, learn, and prosper in the years ahead. By bringing these different threads together, the document...

Essex County Council
Updated a month ago

This Armed Forces Needs Assessment (AFNA) report forms part of a wider Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) suite of products that provide an overview of the key issues across Essex. The aims of these reports are, to: •      Provide key demographics of the armed forces community in Essex •      Examine the experiences of the armed forces community in relation to: •      Health and wellbeing •      Education and children's care •      Housing •      Employment •      Transition •      Criminal...

Essex County Council
Added a month ago

The aim of the Changing Futures Programme was to improve the way that local systems and services work for adults experiencing multiple disadvantage, testing whether a more joined-up, person-centred approach in local areas and across government can improve outcomes. The arrival of Changing Futures built on the success of a tried and tested approach in Essex to supporting individuals with multiple...

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Essex County Council
Added 4 months ago

Healthy life expectancy is the number of years a baby born today is expected to live in 'good health', provided that current mortality and health trends remain fixed over their lifetime. There is interest in understanding how healthy life expectancy varies within Essex. This has not been possible due to the data not being available at small areas below district...

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Essex County Council
Added 5 months ago

The Essex Resident Survey is Essex County Council’s biggest survey exercise and aims to generate insights on residents’ aspirations, views and values, helping to shape strategy, and to inform key delivery programmes and our engagement with residents. With just over 6,500 residents responding to the 2023 survey, it allows us to better understand the diversity of views and experiences within...

Essex County Council
Updated 5 months ago

Essex County Council commissioned the University of Essex to undertake research exploring the financial barriers to apprenticeships for 16-18 year olds in Essex, particularly those from low-income families. The research was a small-scale study conducted during 2023 involving young people, parents and representatives from colleges and other stakeholders, and provides insight on: To what extent finances are a barrier to...

Essex County Council
Updated 8 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...

Essex County Council
Updated a year ago

The Campaign to End Child Poverty is made up of organisations from civic society including children’s charities, child welfare organisations, social justice groups, faith groups, trade unions and others, united in our vision of a UK free of child poverty.

Essex County Council
Updated a year ago

The Department for Energy Security & Net Zero and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy publish annual statistics on the number and proportion of households that are fuel poor. Included are statistics at county, local authority, LSOA (lower super output area) and (in some years) parliamentary constituency levels. There is a two-year time lag on official data being released,...

Essex County Council
Added a year ago

This research presents insights from research conducted with residents in rural Braintree during Oct-Dec 2022. Little is known about hidden poverty and deprivation in rural areas. Therefore, the research seeks to explore the impact, the challenges this presents to residents within rural Braintree and the ideas they have on what would enable them to take opportunities and secure greater financial...