September 18, 2014
Getting started

Welcome

This site is the UK Department for Communities and Local Government's official Linked Open Data website.

It provides a selection of statistics on a variety of themes including Local Government finance, housing and homelessness, wellbeing, deprivation, and the department's business plan as well as supporting geographical data.

All of the data is available as fully browsable and queryable Linked Data (via a SPARQL 1.1 endpoint), and the majority is free to re-use under the Open Government Licence. Browse the data.

Latest news

Making the most of our data - combining and re-using multiple sources

This is the first of a series of articles outlining how you can get more out of OpenDataCommunities’ data sources. In this article, I’ll focus on combining related datasets to create your own custom outputs. I’ll use the Help-to-Buy data to show you how to bring together DCLG’s statistics on co... [read more]

DEVELOPERS

API version 2.0.3

We provide a number of ways for developers to use our data, including an http resource-based api and a SPARQL 1.1 endpoint. Full developer documentation is available.

TOOLS

Have you tried our Spreadsheet builder?

Build your own custom data tables for your chosen Local Authorities and download in CSV format. Build a custom spreadsheet.

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