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ONS postcode refresh

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Our database has been refreshed with the latest postcodes and updated boundary areas from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). All annual datasets from FY 17/18 will reference the new ONS data for Geography reports in the Observatory.

What will happen to historic Geography reports?

History will be frozen so any datasets prior to 17/18 will show the legacy ONS data. Therefore, if you compare FY17/18 against a prior year then you will need to take this update into account and be sure that it is made clear in any geographic information you report.

Is there anything I need to do?

No, the 17/18 data will get automatically appended with the new ONS data.Our database has been refreshed with the latest postcodes and updated boundary areas from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). All annual datasets from FY 17/18 will reference the new ONS data for Geography reports in the Observatory.

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