Burnley areas amongst the most deprived places to live in the UK

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A new government report has highlighted two areas of Burnley as being one of the most deprived areas in the country.

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) study, analysed 32,844 neighbourhoods across England, and looked at employment; health; income; education; housing; environment and crime.

Two areas of Burnley were ranked 14th and 15th of the most deprived places to live.

You can see how deprived your area is by searching your postcode: http://dclgapps.communities.gov.uk/imd/idmap.html

Top 20 most deprived places

1. Tendring - around St Osyth and Seawick

2. Blackpool - By Central Pier

3. Blackpool - Around the promenade near North Pier

4. Thanet - Cliftonville West

5. Blackpool - Near the South Pier

6. Tendring - Clacton-on-Sea

7. Blackpool - Between Waterloo Road and St Chad’s Station

8. Coventry - Around Hillmorton Road in Henley

9. Blackpool - Woolman Road and Clinton Avenue

10. Waveney - near South Pier in Lowestoft

11. Blackpool - around Cookson Street

12. Kingston upon Hull - Around St John’s Grove

13. North East Lincolnshire - Around Oxford Street in Grimsby

14. Burnley - Around Tay Street and Howard Street

15. Burnley - Between Belvedere Road and Church Street

16. Mansfield - Around Sandy Lane

17. Blackpool - Around Manchester Square and Rigby Road

18. Blackpool - Around Clevedon Road and Carshalton Road

19. Blackburn with Darwen - Wensley Fold

20. Great Yarmouth - Along the seafront