Based on the 2011 Census, there were an estimated 33,786 people from ethnic minority groups in Stoke-on-Trent. This equates to 13.6% of the total population (compared with 20.2% in England). The largest concentration of ethnic minorities was in the west of the city.
Deprivation has worsened in Stoke-on-Trent over the last four years, according to a new national report. Stoke-on-Trent now has Is Stoke-on-Trent diverse?
12th highest proportion of deprived neighbourhoods out of 317 council districts in England, up one place since 2015.
An area ofbetween Dividy Road, Ubberley Road and Beverley Drive, is now the most deprived neighbourhood in Stoke-on-Trent, and the 445th most deprived in the country. Other pockets of high deprivation are found throughout the city, from Goldenhill and Sandyford in the north, to Meir in the south. Only two city neighbourhoods, both in Trentham, were ranked among the least deprived 10 per cent in England, as was the case in 2015, when the last IoD was published.
Most deprived neighbourhood in Stoke
This means almost a third of Stoke-on-Trent neighbourhoods — 32. All 32,844 neighbourhoods in England, each with a population of around 1,500, are ranked according to these factors. We need a concerted effort to make sure things have got better by the time of the next report.
But the services that could help people have been cut back under austerity. The IoD also says that 25. StokeonTrentLive has launched a WhatsApp service dedicated to keeping you up to date with the news!
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