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We are an academic led, multi-institution laboratory which discovers, mines, analyses and synthesises consumer-related datasets from around the UK. The CDRC is an ESRC Data Investment.

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London Output Area Classification

The London Output Area Classification (LOAC) was created by Alex Singleton and Paul Longley in collaboration with the Greater London Authority. The recently published article explores the geography of where Londoners live to identify 19 distinctive "tribes" that characterise neighbourhoods in the capital.

Download Data: CDRC 2011 LOAC Geodata Pack View LOAC Map: CDRC Maps Teaching Pack: Creating a LOAC Map in R.

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This website provides a searchable catalogue of our data products. Where data are flagged as Open you can register and download these today. For Safeguarded and Secure data, these require further registration and approval. More details can be found on our main website here.


We have organised our data products into a range of topics concerning the characteristics, constraints and outcomes of consumption. You can browse these here.


Many of our data products are available for a number of geographic extents. You can download datasets for national, regional and local authority districts ; and you can also view some of our data through our maps interface.