Community Shops 2018 Dataset

This is the anonymised dataset for the publication Community Shops 2018, funded by the Power to Change Research Institute. It provides quantitative and qualitative information about the size, characteristics and performance of the community shop sector in the UK.

It is based on statutory data sourced from the Financial Conduct Authority and Companies House; electronic questionnaires completed by 38 community businesses in 2017 and detailed telephone surveys from shops that opened in 2017, together with additional information held by Plunkett Foundation on every community shop going back over 12 years.

This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit . This means the data is freely accessible to anyone to be used and shared as they wish. The data must be attributed to Power to Change. 


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