1442: Uplands – income and poverty

This paper is taken from the section in the ‘Statistical Digest of the English Uplands 2011’ on ‘Income and Poverty’.

Year of Publication2012

Average gross household incomes in Less Favoured Areas were around £34,900 per year, compared with around £36,600 elsewhere and £36,500 nationally. In Urban and Less Sparse Rural parts of the uplands, average household incomes are lower than the national average. In Sparse Rural parts of the uplands they are slightly higher. The poverty rate in Less Favoured Areas is very similar to that elsewhere (28% and 27% respectively).The poverty rate in Urban and Less Sparse Rural Less Favoured Areas is higher than the national average. In Sparse Rural areas (both in and outside LFAs) it is lower.

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