LGInform – http://lginform.local.gov.uk/

LG Inform presents you with up-to-date published data about your local area and the performance of your council or fire and rescue authority. Whether you’re interested in scrutiny, a particular service area, or simply need an overview, it can help you review and compare performance with other authorities.

LG Inform is a flexible site that gives users the ability to create, edit and share reports using data from over 2,000 individual items held in the system. Ready-made reports can also be accessed to give an instant picture.

Main features:

  • View up to date published data on areas such as population, health and education
  • Build reports including text, maps, charts and tables
  • Share reports with other users in the system
  • Export reports to use externally
  • Share reports through social media such as Twitter
  • Personalise the site, add personalised dials to the home page, and set your own caparison group
  • Benchmark local data via the free LG Inform benchmarking club.


LGInform Plus – www.local.gov.uk/lginformplus

LG Inform Plus is a subscription service that allows organisations to drill down from top level strategic metrics in LG Inform to small area reporting information. Organisations are able to view ward reports and create charts, maps and table using small area data.

In addition, the LG Inform API data feed enables authorities to access the data library directly, to populate their corporate or local information systems and drive new applications.

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Help and support:

Support and log in: support@esd.org.uk

General enquiries: LGInform@local.gov.uk

 LG Inform Knowledge Hub Group https://knowledgehub.local.gov.uk/group/lginform