Employment deprivation is one of the domains that make up the Index of Multiple Deprivation 2015 (IMD 2015). For more information and data on the IMD 2015 and the other domains that make up the index please see the main IMD 2015 page.
Nine per cent of the county’s working age population is living in employment deprivation – 9,500 people.
The Employment Deprivation Domain measures the proportion of the working-age population in an area that are involuntarily excluded from the labour market. This includes people who would like to work but are unable to do so due to unemployment, sickness or disability, or caring responsibilities.
Maps showing the areas of Herefordshire that are amongst the most deprived nationally according to the employment domain of the Indices of Deprivation 2015
Source: Department of Communities and Local Government
1. Lower Super Output Areas (LSOAs) are fixed statistical geographies of about 1,500 people designed by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). For more information please see the useful definitions page.
Last updated: 18 July 2012
Last updated: Monday, August 07, 2017