Income deprivation

This domain measures the proportion of people within small areas or neighbourhoods in England who are income deprived.

Key facts for Barking and Dagenham in 2019

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

  • second highest score in London

  • Gascoigne, Heath, Village and Valence wards all had neighbourhoods amongst the 10% most deprived in the country

  • Longbridge was the only ward 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 income deprivation across Barking & Dagenham in both 2015 and 2019.