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The Trafford Data Lab supports decision-making in Trafford, Greater Manchester, by revealing patterns in data through visualisation. You can find out more about us here. We provide various interactive and static outputs listed below, additionally we provide raw open data and learning materials for the technologies we use. We are also involved in various open data and data visualisation projects.


Ward ProfilerWard Profiler
In-depth information focussing on each of Trafford's wards. The information is presented in thematic sections as interactive maps and charts allowing for easy comparisons to be made. You can also download the data and code behind the visualisations.

Discover the different geographic areas of Trafford and visualise all of our spatial datasets in one application. Use the geolocation facility (on supported devices with the user's permission) to see where you are and discover what is around you.

Crime ScannerCrime Scanner
Interactively visualise street level crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB) incidents in your area.

Population PickerPopulation Picker
Discover single or aggregated population figures for the different statistical and administrative geographies. Choose the age range of interest by single year of age and export the data in various formats.

ExplorePostcode Loader
An R Shiny app allowing users to download the latest postcode centroids from the Office for National Statistics' Open Geography Portal API.

Create and edit map features in the form of lines, polygons, circles and markers and save the results. Load previously saved data and add to it, or use it in other applications such as Graphical Information Systems (GIS) software.

Indices of deprivation applicationEnglish indices of deprivation 2015 for Greater Manchester
Visualising the data released by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government for Lower-layer Super Output Areas (LSOA) in Greater Manchester.

Road casualty applicationRoad casualties
Application enabling users to explore GM reported road traffic accidents involving personal injury between 2005 and 2018.

Static maps

Static maps about Trafford and the smaller geographical areas which make up the borough.

Indices of deprivation 2015English indices of deprivation 2015 for Trafford
Visualising the data released by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government for Lower-layer Super Output Areas (LSOA) in Trafford.

Trafford mid-year 2017 population estimatesResident population of Trafford
Mid-year 2017 resident population estimates for Trafford visualised by electoral ward.

Trafford locality and ward boundariesTrafford locality and ward boundaries
Map showing the boundaries of Trafford's localities and electoral wards.