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  • Crime updated to April, Property prices to May 2017

    July 15th, 2017

    The leading crime and postcode data research and analysis platform

    Article source: http://ukcrimestats.com/blog/2017/07/14/crime-updated-to-april-property-prices-to-may-2017/

    New upgrade to Scotland Crime Data Analysis

    July 14th, 2017

    For our subscribers, we have now upgraded our Scottish Crime Datazone page to enable you to run reports that discover out of all 6,505 Datazones;

    1. Which had the highest/lowest total of crime in either 2007/08 or 2011-12?
    2. Which had the highest/lowest crime rate in either 2007/08 or 2011-12?
    3. Which had the highest/lowest crime per hectare in either 2007/08 or 2011-12?
    4. Which had the highest/lowest crime rate per hectare in either 2007/08 or 2011-12?
    5. Which had the greatest increase/decrease in total crime between 2007/08 and 2011/12?
    6. Which had the greatest increase/decrease in total crime rate between 2007/08 and 2011/12?
    7. Which had the greatest increase/decrease in crime per hectare in either 2007/08 or 2011-12?
    8. Which had the greatest increase/decrease in crime rate per hectare in either 2007/08 or 2011-12?

    All results are exportable to excel, so you can look at them in  a spreadsheet.

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    Article source: http://ukcrimestats.com/blog/2017/07/14/new-upgrade-to-scotland-crime-data-analysis/

    Population updates for LSOAs and MSOAs – 2011, 2013 and 2015

    July 14th, 2017

    A new feature for our subscribers, you can now choose from 3 different years for population datasets for Lower Layer Super Output Areas (LSOAs) and Middle Super Output Areas (MSOAs). This matters if you want to match to corresponding data from the 2011 census or work from more recent population data for a more accurate crime rate.

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    Article source: http://ukcrimestats.com/blog/2017/07/14/population-updates-for-lsoas-and-msoas-2011-2013-and-2015/

    Postcodes updated again – to May 2017

    July 14th, 2017

    The leading crime and postcode data research and analysis platform

    Article source: http://ukcrimestats.com/blog/2017/07/14/postcodes-updated-again-to-may-2017/