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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.
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
Accessibility of Leisure and Tourist Attractions
Help to create a map of accessible places and buildings in Northern Ireland.
Over 2,000 road crashes outside schools spark calls for 20mph speed limit
ELEVEN people - including one child - have been killed and over 2,600 people have been injured as a result of road traffic collisions close to schools in Northern Ireland over the last decade.
Who cares about the carers?
MORE than 15,000 Northern Ireland pensioners aged 70 and over are providing a minimum of 35 hours unpaid care every week, the equivalent of a full-time job. And over 400 of them are 90 years or older, an investigation by Detail Data has revealed.
What are the new Departments?
A quick look at what the new Northern Ireland Executive departments are and how they align.
Government challenged to take action over scale of paramilitary activity in Northern Ireland
Paramilitary groups continue to have thousands of members, with organisations involved in hundreds of acts of violence and intimidation each year in Northern Ireland, according to new figures compiled by Detail Data.