Poverty briefing paper

The Poverty briefing paper highlights poverty issues in Poole, looking at the population as a whole and at children and young people in particular. The paper focuses on three neighbourhoods called Turlin Moor West, Bourne Estate and Poole Town.

Key findings

Income deprivation among the population:

  • income deprivation among Poole's Lower Super Output Areas (LSOAs are small geographical areas of around 1,500 households) varies from 2% of the population to 34% (in each of Turlin Moor West and Bourne Estate)
  • overall, 11% of Poole's residents are suffering from income deprivation 

Income Deprivation among children:

  • across Poole's LSOAs income deprivation among children aged 0-15 varies from 0% to 53% (in Bourne Estate)
  • overall, 18% of children aged 0-15 in Poole live in income-deprived households 

Income Deprivation among older people:

  • across Poole's LSOAs income deprivation among people aged 60 and over varies from 3% to 41% (in Poole Town)
  • overall, it is estimated that 14% of Poole's population aged 60 and over are income-deprived 
Page last updated: 25 April 2019
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