View data on the map

Use the Data button to select data indicators to overlay onto the maps page.



Once you have chosen an indicator to view, Local Insight will colour the map based on the data values. This will highlight how different areas compare on this indicator. 

To find out more about this dataset you can click on the Info button in the top right hand side of the map. This will bring up the legend for the data values, detailing what the colours on the map represent for that particular indicator. As you zoom in and out on the maps, the data values will change to represent District, MSOA and LSOA level data. 


To find out more about the dataset you are viewing, you can click on the About the Indicator.

This will bring up the contextual information, see below example: 

If you would like to see the data for your custom areas click Data for your Areas. 

This will open up a detailed breakdown of the data related to the selected indicator for your custom areas.

You will be able to see the data aggregated for:

  • The whole of England: Use this to compare your areas against the national average
  • All your services: this is calculated by adding together data for all the Output Areas where you have services
  • All your custom areas



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