Core Cities and deprivation

Here’s another blog post from NLP consulting which looks at the rural-urban divide in deprivation.

The author notes how the Indices of Deprivation focus on urban areas – there are more urban LSOAs than rural ones and they tend to rank as more deprived.

screenshot-nlpplanning.com 2015-10-20 17-22-16Looking at England’s eight ‘Core Cities’ they point out a trend of “higher levels of deprivation immediately surrounding city centres” and analyse relative shifts in deprivation rankings:

screenshot-nlpplanning.com 2015-10-22 10-58-40

Read the full article for more analysis of relative deprivation shifts within each of the cities.

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