News and views from More Metrics

A selection of articles and news.

Monthly COVID-19 data released

Wednesday 6th October 2021

The monthly update of our COVID-19 data was released on 6th October 2021. It covers the period up to 3rd October 2021. No model or data source changes this month. The free data is available for download and includes: 13 Risk Factors Cumulative Infection Rates on an As-Is and Time-Adjusted basis Weekly R-values FutureCases to Current Cases ratio Confirmed cases on an As-Is…

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Local voting and our new Green and Covid Open-Up indices

Tuesday 21st September 2021
Nigel Bradshaw

We've undertaken a further analysis of local voting in Bristol, using our new range of attitudinal indices. Whilst the big news was success of the Greens, which was correlated with our Environmental Warrior Index, it's not the only match of interest. Within the new indices we have three around Covid; including two showing the attitudes to opening-up and lockdown respectively. We show…

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More Metrics launches new profiling product - GeoProfiles

Friday 10th September 2021

More Metrics is always looking for ways to make data more meaningful and useful. To bring data to life and add insight and perspective. We have now developed our own profiling tool, linked directly to our unique GDPR compliant open source data, GeoMetrics. GeoProfiles is designed to provide key characteristics of the geographical areas any particular target group may live in.…

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Weekly COVID-19 data released

Friday 3rd September 2021

The latest release of our COVID-19 data was released on 3rd September 2021. It covers the period up to 29th August 2021. We are now moving to a monthly release cycle and only showing 2021 data. If you have any other requirements please contact us. The free data is available for download and includes: 13 Risk Factors Cumulative Infection Rates on an As-Is…

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Who cares about HS2?

Thursday 19th August 2021
Colin Stewart

With the HS2 petition House of Commons debate scheduled for the 13th September, we thought it would be timely to share our findings on our deep dive into petition number 563380: "Stop work on HS2 immediately and hold a new vote to repeal the legislation". Our work is aimed at providing practical support to anyone interested (citizens and politicians) who want…

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Football mad postcodes + Euros = Covid

Friday 30th July 2021

England, Wales and Scotland all appearing in the finals of the Euros this Summer, and many of the games including the semi finals and final being held at Wembley, excitement across the UK just grew and grew. Particularly for England who came so close to "bringing football home!" But the tournament took place against the backdrop of a surge in Covid…

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Green index correlates with local election voting

Monday 5th July 2021

The political environment never stands still. Alongside the fall out of Brexit and its polarising effect across the UK, another major issue appears to be shaking traditional voter allegiance to the core - the environment and wider green issues. Both the local elections in May and the recent Chesham and Amersham bi-election provide growing evidence that voters are willing to ditch…

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The Green Society – a More Metrics analysis of what local areas are thinking and doing

Tuesday 1st June 2021
Dave Edmonds

Over the coming weeks, More Metrics will be taking a closer look at a range of Green topics, from Green energy and electric vehicles, the emergence of Green politics as a potential new driving force, through to wider environmental issues and concerns about the natural environment. We will use our local area estimates of key data to provide insights into…

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Indian-variant COVID spread is geographic, not ethnic driven

Friday 21st May 2021
Nigel Bradshaw

Throughout the pandemic, More Metrics has been analysing the COVID-19 data that we have modelled to a local level so we can see infection rate spread in detail. In light of the concerns about the spread of the so called Indian variant, we have investigated if high incidence is correlated to areas with populations of high concentrations of Indian sub-continent heritage.…

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Census 2021 - have you completed yours?

Monday 22nd March 2021

Sunday 21 March was Census day in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It will be next year for Scotland. This is the 10 year ritual that all UK households have been required to complete since 1841. It provides a treasure trove of valuable data for national and local government as well as companies such as More Metrics. As soon as data starts…

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