The United Kingdom Inclusive Growth Score™

The United Kingdom Inclusive Growth Score™

Empowering U.K. communities with data-driven insights

Overview

Data-driven insights to measure inclusive growth

The United Kingdom Inclusive Growth Score (U.K. IGS) measures social and economic indicators of postcode sectors across England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland using 21 key metrics from 13 different data sources. The U.K. IGS is a percentile rank ranging from 0-100, with the average score at 50.

Data-driven insights to measure inclusive growth

Details

Place

Place

Housing, infrastructure, and the built environment

†Mastercard highly aggregated and anonymised transaction data.

  • Inclusion

    Inclusion: Level of access to key resources and assets.

  • Growth

    Growth: Level of change in performance over time.


  • Housing Turnover

    Housing Turnover

    Year-on-year change in the number of houses and flats sold

    HM Land Registry


  • Residential Property Value

    Residential Property Value

    Year-on-year change in property prices

    HM Land Registry, Registers of Scotland


  • Newly Built Homes

    Newly Built Homes

    Year-on-year change in the number of newly built homes

    U.K. Government, NI Dept. of Finance


  • Affordability of Housing

    Affordability of Housing

    Percentage of income remaining after housing costs (England and Wales), share of house price comprised of mean annual income (Scotland and Northern Ireland)

    ONS Income Estimates, Dept. of Finance, NISRA


  • Broadband Performance

    Broadband Performance

    Percentage of premises attaining at least 30MB/s in broadband internet

    Ofcom – Connected Nations


  • Travel Time to Work in Minutes

    Travel Time to Work in Minutes

    Percentage of workers with travel time to work under 35 minutes

    ONS Labour Force Survey


  • Air Quality

    Air Quality

    Air Quality Index (England, Scotland, Wales), count of particulate matter 10 (Northern Ireland)

    Consumer Data Research Center, NAEI

Economy

Economy

Business growth, jobs, and spending.

†Mastercard highly aggregated and anonymised transaction data.

  • Inclusion

    Inclusion: Level of access to key resources and assets.

  • Growth

    Growth: Level of change in performance over time.


  • Net New Business

    Net New Business

    Year-on-year change in the number of businesses based on anonymised and aggregated merchant data

    Mastercard†


  • Spend Growth

    Spend Growth

    Year-on-year change in total brick and mortar spending based on anonymised and highly aggregated indexed transaction data

    Mastercard†


  • Small Business Loans

    Small Business Loans

    Year-on-year change in the number of small busines loans

    U.K. Finance


  • Jobseeker's Allowance

    Jobseeker's Allowance

    Year-on-year change in the number of residents with Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)

    ONS Jobseeker's Allowance


  • Commercial Diversity

    Commercial Diversity

    Percentage of industries represented

    POI Provider


  • Small Business Representation

    Small Business Representation

    Percentage of businesses that are small businesses

    POI Provider


  • Minority Worker Representation

    Minority Worker Representation

    Percentage of minority workers out of all workers

    ONS Annual Population Survey

Community

Community

Economic and social conditions.

†Mastercard highly aggregated and anonymised transaction data.

  • Inclusion

    Inclusion: Level of access to key resources and assets.

  • Growth

    Growth: Level of change in performance over time.


  • Household Income

    Household Income

    Year-on-year change in household income

    ONS Income Estimates, NISRA


  • Spending Per Capita

    Spending Per Capita

    Year-on-year change in card account level spending based on anonymised and aggregated indexed transaction data

    Mastercard†


  • Female Finance Independence

    Female Finance Independence

    Year-on-year change in the number of females with Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)

    ONS Jobseeker's Allowance


  • Community Wellbeing Index

    Community Wellbeing Index

    Multi-metric wellbeing score developed by Co-op

    Co-op


  • Public Green Space

    Public Green Space

    Percentage of land that is green space within 3KM radius of postcode sector

    Ordnance Survey


  • Education Accessibility

    Education Accessibility

    Count and quality of secondary schools within 5KM

    Geolytix Education Pack


  • Access to Healthcare Services

    Access to Healthcare Services

    Health Services Index (England, Wales, Scotland), distance to nearest GP Index (Northern Ireland)

    Consumer Data Research Centre, Open Data NI

Metric Sources

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