Preston Weymouth and Portland 002B

Ward: Preston

Local Authority: Weymouth and Portland (Contact Council)


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 28,210 out of 32,844 in England, where 1 was the most deprived and 32,844 the least.

This is broken down further by income; employment; health; education, barriers to services; living environment; and crime.

Overall: 85% Better than 85% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
35% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 86% Better than 86% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
36% Complete (very good)

Employment: 73% Better than 73% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
23% Complete (very good)

Health: 56% Better than 56% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
6% Complete (very good)

Education: 79% Better than 79% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
29% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 74% Better than 74% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
24% Complete (very good)

Living Environment: 80% Better than 80% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
30% Complete (very good)

Crime: 64% Better than 64% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
14% Complete (very good)

Full details of the Index of Deprivation are available from the UK Government Website English indices of deprivation 2015.

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