- The Index of Multiple Deprivation 2010 ranks Oxford 131st out of 354, placing it in the top half most deprived local authority areas in England.
- Of 85 areas in Oxford, 12 are among the 20% most deprived areas in England. These areas, which are in the Leys, Littlemore, Rose Hill and Barton areas of the city, experience multiple levels of deprivation - low skills, low incomes and relatively high levels of crime.
- The recession caused a rise in unemployment which was particularly acute amongst low income groups and deprived areas. For more information see our economic statistics.
- In 2011 (the latest figures) 5,900 or 22% of children were living in households below the poverty line, higher than the 20% national average. In some areas of the city nearly half of children live in poverty.
- 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.
The Indices of Deprivation 2010 (174kB PDF)
The Indices of Deprivation 2010 - detailed report (2.1MB PDF)
Map of child poverty in Oxford 2011 (376 kB PDF)
Child Wellbeing Index 2009 (531 kB PDF)
Child poverty estimates 2011 (25 kB XLS)
Interactive map of the Index of Multiple Deprivation by Oliver O'Brien at UCL
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 12 November 2013