Deprivation and Inequalities
Deprivation is a key factor affecting people’s
life chances and the opportunities open to them. It influences
their levels of education, ability to access employment, health and
wellbeing, and the extent to which they are able to engage with
wider society. From an economic perspective, deprivation is
frequently associated with income, employment and education. During
2010, the six districts of the county, in partnership with
Worcestershire County Council and other bodies, have identified a
number of Areas of Highest Need, where activities designed to
combat deprivation and the disadvantaged associated with it can be
This page was last reviewed 17 May 2013 at 17:18.
The page is next due for review 13 November 2014.