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Here you will find a compilation of news feeds from the worlds of marketing, data and analytics.
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Geodemographics KB News Feed

Geodemographics Knowledge Base

The Geodemographics Knowledge Base is a comprehensive directory of hand-selected websites for people interested in the application of geodemographics and geo-spatial analysis. It is maintained by the MRS Census and Geodemographics Group. This feed gives information on new sites added to the directory, forthcoming events and other information of relevance.
  • One of the aims of the ONS Data collection and Census Transformation Programme is to assess whether the government stated ambition that "censuses after 2021 will be conducted using other sources of data" can be met. They are aiming to produce population estimates, household estimates and population and housing characteristics using a combination of administrative and survey data. This is to meet demands for improved population statistics and as a possible alternative to the census. They have published their experimental admin-based income statistics (ABIS) here.

  • The UK Statistics Authority has made its recommendations on the content and conduct of the 2021 Census. The census is planned to take place on 21 March 2021. A White Paper was published on Friday 14 December 2018.

  • Is there such a thing as a predictive postcode? Can it reveal more about us than our bank account, ethnicity or social class? Laurie Taylor poses the question to Roger Burrows, Professor of Cities at Newcastle University. Also, Mapping Society - Laura Vaughan, Professor of Urban Form and Society at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, examines how maps not only serve as historical records of social enquiry, but also reveal the ways in which difference and inequality are etched deeply on the surface of our towns, villages and cities.