Poverty can take many forms and can affect both individuals and households.  However not every individual/household will experience all forms of poverty, rather individual elements or combinations of differing types of poverty.

Interactive Maps:
Poverty by Sub-county areas
Households in Deprivation Map (2021 Census)
Poverty Dashboard (Direct Link)

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The following reports bring together some of the publicly available poverty statistics that are available for County Durham.  For areas within the county please select the ‘Reports’ option above.

Summary Poverty Charts

The charts shown in the dashboard below provide a summary of the main datasets used on this page that contribute to and highlight poverty in County Durham.

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