This information looks at the levels of deprivation measured in Barnsley in 2015.

The main tool used for measuring the data is the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, which is published by Communities for Local Government. It provides a consistent method for measuring deprivation across England and monitoring the gap between the most deprived areas.

Reducing levels of deprivation and inequality has an important part to play in the continued improvement of Barnsley.

The indices include:

  • crime
  • education
  • employment
  • health
  • income
  • living environment

Indices of Multiple Deprivation by area

Document Date Ward map
Indices of multiple deprivation borough overview 2015  
Central area  2015 Central 
Dearne area  2015 Dearne
North area  2015 North
North East area  2015 North East
Penistone area 2015 Penistone
South area 2015 South

Indices of Multiple Deprivation briefings

Document Date
Overall score    2015                            
Barriers 2015  
Crime 2015
Education 2015  
Employment 2015
Health 2015   
Income 2015
Living environment 2015