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Poverty and deprivation statistics

  • According to the 2015 Index of Multiple Deprivation, 10 of Oxford's 83 neighbourhood areas ('Super Output Areas') are among the 20% most deprived areas in England. These areas, which are in the Leys, Rose Hill and Barton areas of the city, experience multiple levels of deprivation - low skills, low incomes and relatively high levels of crime.
  • The 2008/09 recession caused a rise in unemployment which was particularly acute amongst low income groups and deprived areas.  For more information see our economic statistics.
  • Men and women living in relatively deprived areas have a shorter life expectancy than those living in the least deprived areas.  For more information see our health statistics page.



PDF icon The Index of Multiple Deprivation 2015 (468kB PDF)

PDF icon Indicators of area deprivation, 2011 Census (876kB PDF)

PDF icon Child poverty estimates 2013 (387kB PDF)

PDF icon The Indices of Deprivation 2010 - detailed report (2.1MB PDF)

PDF icon Child Wellbeing Index 2009 (531 kB PDF)



Child poverty estimates 2011 (25 kB XLS)


Further links

Interactive map of the Index of Multiple Deprivation

Oxfordshire Insight's interactive Index of Multiple Deprivation dashboard

Information about the Child Wellbeing Index 2009

Our housing statistics page - for information on homelessness and housing affordability.


Page last reviewed 22 October 2015

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