Efforts to tackle deprivation in Northumberland
More than half of the households in Northumberland are affected by at least one of the four conditions of deprivation measured in the last Census.
However, only five per cent are affected by three or four, which is lower than the regional figure of seven per cent and the England average of six per cent.
The four conditions are: unemployment or long-term sickness; no person in the household having at least a level two qualification (eg, a GCSE at grade A to C); one person in the household having a bad/very bad health problem; or the household being overcrowded.
In terms of the Index of... read more
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