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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.
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.
Inside Northern Ireland's family courts
Detail Data can today reveal more than 24,000 decisions impacting on thousands of children’s lives were made by judges over the last three years.
How much the EU funds Northern Ireland agriculture
MORE than 38,000 farmers and rural projects across Northern Ireland shared nearly £350million of European Union (EU) funding in a single year, according to the latest breakdown of figures.
Multiple Sclerosis: the wait to be seen
The mental and physical health of thousands of people living with Multiple Sclerosis in Northern Ireland is being put at risk by long waits for appointments with specialist doctors.