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  • Using the heatmap on UKCrimeStats.com

    June 18th, 2019

    So I decided to do my first video, now on youtube.com so you can see how it works. The bigger the radius and the number of crimes in the area, the longer it takes to load – so please bear that in mind. Apart from that I hope it’s fairly self-explanatory. As always, any questions or suggestions, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

    Using the crime heatmap on UKCrimestats.com

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    Article source: http://ukcrimestats.com/blog/2019/06/18/using-the-heatmap-on-ukcrimestats-com/

    Updates underway . . .

    June 4th, 2019

    Crime for April 2019, Property prices for April 2019, Corporate Ownership data and latest postcodes. Always plenty to do here to keep this website up to date for all our users.

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    Article source: http://ukcrimestats.com/blog/2019/06/04/updates-underway/

    All LSOA and MSOA populations 2012-2017 now available

    June 4th, 2019

    We have crime data going back to December 2010 and populations can change quite quickly. We now have a full set of annual official estimates for the small area Lower Layer Super Output Areas (LSOAs) and Middle Super Output Areas (MSOAs). The very latest available year is 2017, we expect to see 2018 in the Autumn. Population is essential to calculating crime rates or crime rates per hectare (a unique UKCrimeStats feature) to deflate/inflate the impact of crime relative to the size of the resident population.

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    Article source: http://ukcrimestats.com/blog/2019/06/04/all-lsoa-and-msoa-populations-2012-2017-now-available/