Puddletown West Dorset 004E

Ward: Puddletown

Local Authority: West Dorset (Contact Council)


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 22,602 out of 32,844 in England, where 1 was the most deprived and 32,844 the least.

This is broken down further by income; employment; health; education, barriers to services; living environment; and crime.

Overall: 68% Better than 68% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
18% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 81% Better than 81% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
31% Complete (very good)

Employment: 88% Better than 88% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
38% Complete (very good)

Health: 91% Better than 91% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
41% Complete (very good)

Education: 56% Better than 56% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
6% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 17% Better than 17% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
7% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Living Environment: 17% Better than 17% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
7% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Crime: 80% Better than 80% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
30% Complete (very good)

Full details of the Index of Deprivation are available from the UK Government Website English indices of deprivation 2015.

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  • Deprivation Index last published: 2015 (England), 2014 (Wales), 2012 (Scotland)
  • Census last published for 2011
  • School league tables published annually
  • House prices published quaterly