Pelton Fell Chester-le-Street 004F

Ward: Pelton Fell

Local Authority: Chester-le-Street (Contact Council)


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 5,719 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: 17% Better than 17% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
7% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 14% Better than 14% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
4% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Employment: 13% Better than 13% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
3% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Health: 12% Better than 12% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
2% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Education: 16% Better than 16% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
6% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 38% Better than 38% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
28% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Living Environment: 96% Better than 96% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
46% Complete (very good)

Crime: 28% Better than 28% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
18% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

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



  • Deprivation Index last published: 2015 (England), 2014 (Wales), 2012 (Scotland)
  • Census last published for 2011
  • School league tables published annually
  • House prices published quaterly