Queen Thorne West Dorset 002C

Ward: Queen Thorne

Local Authority: West Dorset (Contact Council)


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 18,952 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: 57% Better than 57% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
7% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 67% Better than 67% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
17% Complete (very good)

Employment: 79% Better than 79% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
29% Complete (very good)

Health: 92% Better than 92% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
42% Complete (very good)

Education: 73% Better than 73% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
23% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 6% Better than 6% of areas in England

6% Complete (poor)
0% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Living Environment: 9% Better than 9% of areas in England

9% Complete (poor)
0% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Crime: 87% Better than 87% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
37% 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