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Deep poverty and destitution

The geography of destitution 2023

Interactive map of destitution by quintile bands across local authorities in Great Britain, 2022, from JRF's report Destitution in the UK 2023.

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This map presents the ranking from highest to lowest destitution quintile of Local Authorities across Great Britain. As in previous years, it shows a clustering of higher rates of destitution in London, major cities and former industrial areas in the north of England and the Midlands, South Wales and West Central Scotland.

Read more in the Destitution in the UK 2023 report.


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