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Data Stories and Blog
We feature and showcase some of the uses of data on the Portal. Also included are links to the Data Stories published by the Detail Data Project, and our newsletters. Data stories are data journalism articles written by the Detail Data Project and have a voluntary and community sector focus.
You can also check our timeline to find out what the project has worked on so far.
Does more fast-food shops mean poorer health outcomes?
How many fast-food outlets are there across Northern Ireland? What does this mean for different areas, and is there a relationship with obesity rates, other health factors and social deprivation?
How Northern Ireland's waste problem could leave a toxic legacy
Northern Ireland is producing more than two million tonnes of waste each year, with campaigners claiming that inadequate government policies could create a toxic legacy for future generations.
Living with HIV in Northern Ireland
New statistics show that 934 people are now known to be living with HIV in Northern Ireland – the highest number ever on record.
What's happening to your constituency?
Parliamentary constituencies across the UK are changing, as the number of seats at Westminster will reduced by 50 seats to 600.
Suicide deaths in 2015 the highest on record
In 2015 the number of suicide deaths registered in Northern Ireland reached it's highest annual toll since records began in 1970.
Whether you're a developer, data analyst or a casual user, here are some tools that can help you whether you're using the Detail Data Portal, or working with your own data.
What is the awareness of open data in the voluntary and community sector?
NICVA's recent Viewfinder survey focused on how the sector is using open data, and measured progress since the Detail Data Project started in 2015