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Coronavirus vaccine studies volunteers dashboard

This dashboard shows the number of people signed up for the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine studies volunteer service across the United Kingdom.
The data is shown by region and local authority area.

Beta version
Beta version

This is a public beta version of this dashboard. It may change without notice.

What this data shows

Vaccines are the most effective way to prevent infectious diseases. They're designed so they do not give people the infection they're protecting against.

Research into vaccines is the only way to find out which vaccines will work. Researchers need people to take part in their studies so they can find out which possible new vaccine works best. NHS Digital have been working with National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to provide a coronavirus vaccine studies volunteer sign up service which will provide a pool of volunteers across the United Kingdom. In England, the research partner of the NHS is the NIHR. The NIHR has worked with equivalent NHS research partners in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales on the coronavirus vaccine studies volunteer sign up service covers all these countries.

The data shown on the dashboard is the number of volunteers in the UK and by local authority. This can be broken down by age and gender.

Dashboard

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How recent this data is

This data is updated daily.

The time and date of the latest update is shown on the dashboard.

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Caveats

The count of volunteers is the number of people signed up for the coronavirus vaccine studies volunteer service across the United Kingdom where they have given permission to be contacted for a vaccine study and have completed the verification process.

Local Authority has been derived from the volunteer's postcode.

English regions have been derived from the Local Authority. For other UK nations these are shown as the individual countries.

Data where the local authority or region could not be derived is not shown in the map or table, but is included in the total UK counts. Data where the age and/or gender is unknown is also not shown in the map or table, but is included in the UK total. When filters are applied, the charts, table and map will update automatically. This includes percentages and colour gradients.

In order to protect confidentiality, no visual is displayed for sub-national breakdowns where a value is between 1 and 7 from the data presented. All other sub-national level data has been rounded to the nearest 5. When calculating percentages at a sub-national breakdown, a percentage or rate is calculated using the rounded numerator and denominator where the rounded numerator and denominator are greater than 5. Percentages will only be displayed where the rounded denominator is greater than or equal to 400. Therefore regional and local authority counts will not sum to the UK figure.

Dashboard data set and metadata

You can download this dashboard data as a .csv file.

This section contains descriptions of the column headers found in the .csv file. Definitions for columns in each table are given below;

Column Description Values
Age group Current age based on the date of birth the volunteer entered when completing the volunteering process All
Male 
Female
Gender Gender registered at birth, based on the details the volunteer entered when completing the volunteering process All
18-39
40-59
60-79
80+
Local authority code Local Authority Code, based on the post code details the volunteer entered when completing the volunteering process All
Local Authority code (derived from volunteer's postcode)
Local authority name Local Authority Name, based on the post code details the volunteer entered when completing the volunteering process All
Local Authority name (derived from volunteer's postcode)
Region code Region code based on the post code details the volunteer entered when completing the volunteering process All
English Government Office Region (derived from Local Authority)
S99999999 
W99999999
N99999999
Region name Region name based on the post code details the volunteer entered when completing the volunteering process All
English Government Office Region (derived from Local Authority)
Scotland
Wales
Northern Ireland
Extract date Date the data was extracted to the dashboard  
Count of volunteers Count of volunteers who have given permission to be contacted about a vaccine study and completed the email verification process  
Last edited: 16 September 2020 9:52 am