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PremierLeague-News.Com - Employment, education, housing, and health were all taken into consideration when calculating the most deprived areas of the county
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! An interactive map has showcased the most deprived areas of the UK. Recently published data has revealed where the most impoverished areas of the UK are located - including Berkshire. The data has been collected by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Employment, education, health, and housing were all taken into consideration when judging how deprived a household was. Separated into council authorities, the map shows deprivation via borough. Slough and Reading top the list when it comes to deprivation in Berkshire, whilst Wokingham is deemed to be the least impoverished area of the county. READ MORE: Five Iranians discovered inside lorry on Berkshire road The data exhibits the percentage of households deprived in one, two, three, and four dimensions. A household deprived in four dimensions will be deprived in education, employment, housing, and health, whereas a household deprived in two dimensions will only be impoverished in any two of the four categories. A total of 36.6 per cent of people in Slough are deprived in at least one dimension and this figure is 32.3 per cent for Reading. The map shows that Slough is shaded a lot darker than the rest of Berkshire, with the other boroughs presenting a lighter green - and smaller percentage in comparison.
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. In a similar vein, if a household has anyone who is either unemployed or disabled then they are counted as being deprived in the employment section. In terms of housing, deprivation is measured by how crowded the accommodation is and whether there is any central heating. A household is classified as deprived in the health section if any family member is disabled. Below is the percentage of households in each Berkshire borough that experiences at least one type of deprivation. The most deprived areas of Berkshire (from highest to lowest) Slough Reading West Berkshire Bracknell Forest Windsor and Maidenhead Wokingham Deprivation statistics in Berkshire: Slough - 36.6 per cent are deprived in one dimension Reading - 32.2 per cent are deprived in one dimension West Berkshire - 31.6 per cent are deprived in one dimension Bracknell Forest - 31.1 per cent are deprived in one dimension Windsor and Maidenhead - 29.8 per cent are deprived in one dimension Wokingham - 29.2 per cent are deprived in one dimension Read next: Berkshire man stole first aid box, bank cards and glasses in string of thefts from cars The picturesque West Berkshire village where footballer Theo Walcott grew up Family lifestyle store selling budget products to open in Reading this week New lingerie shop to open inside the Oracle Shopping Centre in Reading Landmark Reading club on Oxford Road could be knocked down to make way for flats
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