Table 1

Comparison of IMD 2007 and IMD 2010*

IMD 2007IMD 2010
Ten most deprived local authorities (IMD score)Liverpool (46.97)Liverpool (43.45)
Hackney (46.10)Hackney (42.89)
Tower Hamlets (44.64)Newham (41.84)
Manchester (44.50)Manchester (41.13)
Knowsley (43.20)Knowsley (41.01)
Newham (42.95)Blackpool (40.39)
Islington (38.96)Tower Hamlets (39.59)
Middlesbrough (38.94)Middlesbrough (37.62)
Birmingham (38.67)Birmingham (37.54)
Kingston upon Hull (38.31)Kingston upon Hull (37.53)
Ten least deprived local authorities (IMD score)Chiltern (7.02)St Albans (7.75)
Uttlesford (6.94)Rushcliffe (7.61)
Mid Sussex (6.94)Harborough (7.57)
Waverley (6.86)Elmbridge (7.24)
West Oxfordshire (6.67)Waverley (7.14)
South Cambridgeshire (6.55)South Cambridgeshire (7.11)
South Northamptonshire (6.46)South Northamptonshire (7.03)
Surrey Heath (5.75)Surrey Heath (6.89)
Wokingham (5.36)Wokingham (5.45)
Hart (4.13)Hart (4.47)
  • * Based on local authorities that existed both before and after the 2009 boundary changes (N=316).

  • IMD, Indices of Multiple Deprivation.