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Celia Russell - Brexit data


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Presentation by Celia Russell of UK Data Service as part of Open Data Manchester's What happened? The data behind the referendum event.

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Celia Russell - Brexit data

  1. 1. Making sense of Brexit? Data resources for exploring the referendum Celia Russell UK Data Service @Jisc
  2. 2. European Social Survey
  3. 3. British Social Attitudes Survey
  4. 4. Danny Dorling uses data from Understanding Society in a post-Brexit BMJ editorial on to argue that: • Mortality rates have risen in the UK in last 12 months • Self reported health has sharply declined • Attributed to austerity cuts – older middle class lost rural transport and social care • The leave campaign attributed decline in well-being to immigration rather than national failings • However, immigrants are on average younger, healthier educated – and often working in the NHS themselves Understanding Society (a major longitudinal household survey)
  5. 5. Published 06 July 2016 Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i3697
  6. 6. Referendum counting areas can be mapped onto 2011 UK census output areas Can explore voting patterns by: • Health • Housing type (strong association in 2015 general election) • Housing conditions • Work status • Education level • Local demographies: age, self-reported identity, nationality, ethnicities etc • Religion • Holding a passport!
  7. 7. UK 2011 census data Alasdair Rae at University of Sheffield:
  8. 8. UK 2011 census data Alasdair Rae at University of Sheffield:
  9. 9. Contextual data Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (2015): International Migration Statistics China India Poland Spain Romania
  10. 10. IMF revision of GDP growth forecasts for 2017 Data source: IMF World Economic Outlook, April 2016, updated 19 July
  11. 11. The Shed, MMU, free, open to everyone