Deprived areas were by far the hardest hit.
Deprivation in childhood is a strong predictor of obesity, gambling, smoking and addiction in adulthood.
Tax cuts could ease the burden on households and small businesses that are struggling, alongside tax increases for large firms.
These ten drawing show the realities of life at the English seaside in 2021.
The cost of the Olympics is often justififed by the investment and regeneration hosting brings about. Local residents, though, rarely benefit
New research has shown that the impact of COVID in Greater Manchester is linked to socio-economic deprivation. The authors say their findings are replicable across the UK.
Access to parks and green space in England’s cities is far from equal.
People in precarious employment are hit hardest by economic shocks.
New research shows that men living in the most deprived areas were 51% more likely to experience depression than those living in areas that were not deprived.
When mapping deprivation, using traditional boundaries can distort the data and distract readers from important information.
Poverty leaves people feeling unable to take responsibility for their future – but community programmes can empower young people to take control.
Knife crime incidents are individual tragedies, but rising homicide rates reveal a changing society which is ill at ease.
It is clear nature and nurture are factors in suicidal behaviour. But how they interact now needs to be investigated further.
Homelessness in the UK has been rising for a decade – short term funding may have offered respite, but it won’t lead to long term solutions.
Regional deprivation is causing thousands of northerners – especially men – to die young each year.
The education system needs an urgent re-think to give children from disadvantaged backgrounds a better chance in life.
Childhood adversity doesn’t just affect our choices – according to new research, it also weakens the body’s fundamental ability to stay healthy in old age.
Attacks can have a serious impact on mental health – and contribute to a disturbing negative cycle.
The reasons are complex and varied.
South Africa has made remarkable progress in redressing its historically and mainly race based deprivations but a lot still needs to be done.