Welcome to the Derbyshire Observatory

This website provides an overview of Derbyshire on a range of social, health, economic, crime and environmental indicators. The indicators are grouped under ten quality-of-life themes. Together they build a picture of life in the county and help to identify where improvements are needed.

  • To get started, click on one of the theme buttons below. The indicators are presented in easy-to-use, interactive maps and tables that can be either viewed, printed or downloaded. Each section also contains links to related reports and research.
  • To see a summary of the key indicators for a particular area, hover your mouse over the boxes in the menu below.
  • For a more in-depth interrogation of the data and for additional geographies, click on Maps and Tables.
  • For further guidance, click on Help in the top-left menu. If you have any comments, suggestions or problems, we would really like to hear your feedback.
It meets the needs of organisations looking to establish an information sharing and reporting framework for a variety of purposes. These include statistics dissemination, performance management, resource auditing, area profiling, neighbourhood monitoring, partnership information exchange, and citizen-focused local information reporting.

Key information by theme

Additional Resources