Using LMIP to understand your local region: A user story
This document chronicles the experience of a new LMIP user searching for a variety of datasets, which are required for a business need. For those who are unfamiliar with the extensive content available on LMIP, this may be a useful resource as it demonstrates how to find and use a selection of key datasets.
LMIP User Guide (Word) (1.0MB)
Accessing regional data and mapping
Regional data – with corresponding interactive maps - are accessible from the Explore the data
mapping channel. There are two ways to access this information:
1. From the Homepage, use the dual drop-down menus to find a region. Once you have selected a region, click the View charts & maps
2. Select the Explore the data
menu (top left tab) and use the sub-menus to select a region.
Within the Explore the data
mapping channel, you can access a range of charts by clicking on the chart link at the bottom of the data pane. If the data pane is not displaying, simply click on the
button - located above the map. To select another region, simply pan the map and click on a region, or use one of the above methods.
All data available from the Explore the data
mapping channel can be downloaded in Excel files from the
Difficulties using the LMIP Excel data files
If you are having trouble accessing or using any of the interactive data tools on LMIP, please open our Common Issues file (Word) (57.6KB)
for troubleshooting information.
For more help
For all other inquiries, please email the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business: firstname.lastname@example.org