Statistics and census information

Deprivation

The Index of Multiple Deprivation 2015 combines 37 indicators to produce a single overall deprivation score for every Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in England.

Central Bedfordshire has 157 LSOAs, each containing around 1,600 people.

In 2015, 5 LSOAs in Central Bedfordshire were in the 10 to 20% most deprived in England, and 8 were in the 20 to 30% most deprived.

Deprivation has increased since 2010, when 3 LSOAs were in the 10 to 20% most deprived in England, and 6 were in the 20 to 30% most deprived.

Central Bedfordshire LSOAs in the most deprived 10 to 20% in England, 2015 (identified using ward name and 3 digit code)

  1. Parkside (602).
  2. Dunstable Manshead (594).
  3. Parkside (601).
  4. Houghton Hall / Tithe Farm (618).
  5. Sandy (433).

Source: DCLG, Indices of Deprivation (link opens in new window) – Index of Multiple Deprivation, 2015.

Central Bedfordshire LSOAs in the most deprived 20 to 30% in England, 2015 (identified using ward name and 3 digit code)

  1. Tithe Farm (619).
  2. Leighton Buzzard North (609).
  3. Flitwick (400).
  4. Leighton Buzzard North (605).
  5. Dunstable Central / Dunstable Northfields (568).
  6. Houghton Hall (580).
  7. Caddington (562).
  8. Dunstable Northfields (596).

Source: DCLG, Indices of Deprivation (link opens in new window) – Index of Multiple Deprivation, 2015.

For further information, please contact insight@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk.

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