Income deprivation affecting older people

This is a subset of the income deprivation domain and measures the proportion of all those aged 60 or over who experience income deprivation.

Key facts for Barking & Dagenham in 2019

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

  • eighth highest score in London

  • Abbey, Becontree, Chadwell Heath, Eastbury, Gascoigne, Heath, River, Thames, Valence and Village wards all had neighbourhoods amongst the 10% most deprived in the country

  • every neighbourhood in Gascoigne ward was amongst the 20% most deprived  in the country

  • every ward had some neighbourhoods amongst the 20% most deprived in the country

Visit our borough data explorer to see thematic maps showing the broad distribution of income deprivation affecting older people across Barking & Dagenham in 2010, 2015 and 2019.