Open data is information held by the government and local councils which is freely available for use and re-use by the public. The aim is to:
- Make all data we hold available online (unless private or sensitive)
- Encourage residents, businesses and anyone else with an interest to use our data to develop applications
- Increase transparency and accountability
What are the licence conditions?
You can use this data in a wide variety of applications. All the data is available under the UK Open Government licence which allows sharing and reuse for commercial purposes. The data can be used with any Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence.
Data we currently make available
CSV and PDF formats
- Car parks (CSV)
- Grants to local bodies (CSV)
- Parks, playgrounds and open spaces (CSV)
- Toilets (CSV)
- Website statistics (CSV) and Website statistics (pdf)
Council tax and spending
- Council spending
- Council credit card payments
- Council tax bands (CSV) and Council Tax 2014-2015 (pdf)
For recent election results please visit Elections and voting.
Consumer Data Research Centre
The CDRC creates, supplies, maintains and delivers data to a wide range of users who want to conduct research using big consumer data.
We also publish other information under the DCLG Code of Recommended Practice for Local Authorities on Data transparency.
Other useful applications
- On Surrey-i you can find information about the whole of Surrey and its residents from county to village level, in charts, tables and maps.
- On the Office of National Statistics website you can access detailed statistics about an area.
Data formats used
We use the following data formats on this website
- CSV - Comma separated values
- RSS - Really Simple Syndication
- PDF - Portable document format
- RDF - Resource Description Framework
- XML - Extensible Markup Language