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GeoConvert is an online geography matching and conversion tool for UK academics. GeoConvert allows registered users to obtain and manipulate complex geographical and postcode data in a straightforward way. Access to GeoConvert is controlled by UK Federation authentication.

Main functions

  • Obtain postcode metadata (deprivation scores, grid-reference co-ordinates, urban/rural indicators, area classifications, etc)
  • Obtain details of the geographical relationships (intersections/matches) between zones in different geographies
  • Re-sample (convert) data from one geography to another

GeoConvert does NOT currently contain geographies used in the 2011 Census. See the News page for more information.

Only staff and students at UK higher and further education establishments are permitted to access GeoConvert

GeoConvert is part of the UK Data Service Census Support