Health deprivation and disability

This domain measures the risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life through poor physical or mental health.

Key facts for Barking & Dagenham in 2019

  • ninety sixth highest score in England (based on 317 local authority districts, where 1 is the most deprived and 317 is the least deprived)

  • third highest score in London

  • Chadwell Heath ward was the only ward with a neighbourhood amongst the 10% most deprived in the country

  • Longbridge and Whalebone wards were the only wards without any neighbourhoods amongst the 30% most deprived in the country

Visit our borough data explorer to see thematic maps showing the broad distribution of health deprivation and disability across Barking & Dagenham in both 2015 and 2019.