Living environment deprivation

This domain measures the quality of both the ‘indoor’ and ‘outdoor’ local environment.

Key facts for Barking and Dagenham in 2019

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

  • eighteenth highest score in London

  • Abbey, Becontree, Eastbury and Thames wards all had neighbourhoods amongst the 10% most deprived in the country

  • Eastbrook ward 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 living environment deprivation across Barking and Dagenham in both 2015 and 2019.