Why is data important?

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As a data enthusiast, and manager of the Bucks Data Exchange, it’s remarkable to see how data is at the forefront of so many people’s minds in the VCSE sector.

Big Data versus Big Issues

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It was during the early months of the Covid-19 pandemic that a sub-group of the Buckinghamshire Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Recovery Board formed. Through discussions at the Board it was increasingly apparent that there were stark issues facing people as the effects of the pandemic escalated. Alongside Buckinghamshire Council colleagues, the key funding […]

Largest charities

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This table provides information on the 20 largest registered charities operating in Buckinghamshire. It contains their latest reported annual income, a link to their website and the number of staff and volunteers they have.

Charity delivery approach

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This data shows the different methods of operation that registered charities in Buckinghamshire undertake. Charities can use a range of methods to deliver support to their beneficiaries and this chart does not necessarily reflect all the different types of work that charities do.

Charity beneficiaries

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This chart shows the groups of people that charities in Buckinghamshire seek to support. Charities can benefit many different groups of people and this chart does not necessarily reflect all the groups that charities work with.

Geographic Local Charity Focus

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This chart shows where charities that benefit a specified local area in Buckinghamshire are based. Some registered charities, particularly smaller ones, have a local focus and specify the area that they seek to support, while other Buckinghamshire based charities operate nationally or internationally. Charities with a national and international focus are not included in this dataset.


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A database of charities showing the number of charities with registered addresses in Buckinghamshire.

Annual charity income

Annual distribution of income of Buckinghamshire and national charities

This chart shows how the annual income of charities is distributed according to a range of income bands, giving an indicator of the size of registered charities in Buckinghamshire. The chart also contains comparative data on the proportion of registered charities that fall into the same income bands across England and Wales.