Income deprivation affecting children

This is a subset of the Income deprivation domain and measures the proportion of all children aged 0 to 15 living in income deprived families.

Key facts for Barking and Dagenham in 2019

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

  • fifth highest score in London

  • Chadwell Heath, Eastbrook, Gascoigne, Heath and Thames 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 affecting children across Barking & Dagenham in 2010, 2015 and 2019.