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« on: Thursday 10 December 20 19:20 GMT (UK) »
   Can anyone help me understand this site please? Using the map for my area, it gives total cases for an area and rolling rate, with an explanation of how the rolling rate is calculated. Apart from the fact that, interpreting these calculations is a bit above my head, I am puzzled about the areas used. They don't seem to tally with (rural) local government boundaries, unless they are joining two together.
   The statistic below is apparently enough to turn us purple.
 
Pay, Kent
Codham/Coltham, Kent
Kent, Felton, Essex
Staples, Wiltshire

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« Reply #1 on: Thursday 10 December 20 23:43 GMT (UK) »
Not sure about the calculations myself, as for the area- we're asked to enter a specific postcode so perhaps it's for your town or part of town rather than the local government area.
Bell, Salter, Street - Devon, Middlesbrough.
Lickess- North Yorkshire, Middlesbrough.
Etherington - North Yorks and Durham.
Barker- North Yorks
Crooks- Durham
Forster- North Yorks/Durham
Newsam, Pattison, Proud - North Yorks.
Timothy, Griffiths, Jones - South Wales

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« Reply #2 on: Thursday 10 December 20 23:45 GMT (UK) »
I have been working through postcodes from my Christmas card address list.  I can see why London is approaching tier 3 level.  Same for you
They do join areas together - depends how local you are talking about.

The area is shown on a map on the same page - or it was for me.


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« Reply #3 on: Thursday 10 December 20 23:48 GMT (UK) »
It's telling me that my postcode is invalid. Strange that,  I've been receiving mail to it for 22 years.  ::)

* Ah,  have typed it in again instead of using what was in the memory and it's worked. It's specific to my part of the town.
Bell, Salter, Street - Devon, Middlesbrough.
Lickess- North Yorkshire, Middlesbrough.
Etherington - North Yorks and Durham.
Barker- North Yorks
Crooks- Durham
Forster- North Yorks/Durham
Newsam, Pattison, Proud - North Yorks.
Timothy, Griffiths, Jones - South Wales

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« Reply #4 on: Friday 11 December 20 21:22 GMT (UK) »
   I have been doing a bit more delving and I now know what the areas on the map represent. They are MSOAs, which stands for - Middle-Layer Super Output Areas! They are a "statistical geography" created for the 2011 census designed, I think, to have roughly equal populations.



Pay, Kent
Codham/Coltham, Kent
Kent, Felton, Essex
Staples, Wiltshire