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July 2010. Luton Family Poverty Needs Assessment. Child Poverty Act 2010. Local authorities must prepare and publish a Child Poverty Needs Assessment The Needs Assessment should include assessment of: Extent of child poverty in the area Child poverty risk factors Drivers of child poverty.

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July 2010

July 2010

Luton Family Poverty Needs Assessment


Child poverty act 2010
Child Poverty Act 2010

Local authorities must prepare and publish a Child Poverty Needs Assessment

The Needs Assessment should include assessment of:

  • Extent of child poverty in the area

  • Child poverty risk factors

  • Drivers of child poverty


Luton family poverty needs assessment
Luton Family PovertyNeeds Assessment


Measuring child poverty
Measuring child poverty

The Child Poverty Act outlines 4 measures of child poverty that will be used:

  • Relative low income = Headline figure

  • Combined low income and material deprivation

  • Absolute low income

  • Persistent poverty


Measuring child poverty1
Measuring child poverty

Rates comparing relative low income for families are now available nationally, regionally and for local areas

NB Latest figures are from August 2007

Child Poverty rate (NI 116) =

% of children living in families with income less than 60% of national median income


What is the average rate of child poverty in england
What is the average rate of child poverty in England?

  • 18%

  • 22%

  • 26%

  • 30%

The national average child poverty rate is 21.6%


What is the child poverty rate in luton
What is the child poverty rate in Luton?

  • 18%

  • 22%

  • 26%

  • 30%

30.2% of children in Luton live in poverty


Out of 48 local authorities in East of England where does Luton rank?(1st = highest child poverty: 48th = lowest child poverty)

  • 1st

  • 4th

  • 7th

  • 10th

Luton has the highest child poverty

in the region

(Joint 1st with Norwich)


Child poverty in luton
Child Poverty in Luton Luton rank?

Child poverty in Luton is much higher than the national average and almost twice the regional average


What is the difference in child poverty rates between the poorest and richest wards in luton
What is the difference in child poverty rates between the “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

  • 19%

  • 25%

  • 31%

  • 37%

37.2% : Biscot has a child poverty rate of 44.5% and Bramingham 7.2%


Differences in child poverty across luton
Differences in child poverty across Luton “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

There are 19 wards in Luton.

10 wards have child poverty rates above the average (30.2%) for the town.


Differences in child poverty across luton1
Differences in child poverty across Luton “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

9 wards in Luton have child poverty rates below the average (30.2%) for the town


Differences in child poverty across luton2
Differences in child poverty across Luton “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

The differences in child poverty rates are even greater amongst Lower Layer Super Output Areas (LSOAs).

LSOAs are small geographical areas (of about 1,500 people) within wards.

There are 121 LSOAs in the 19 wards in Luton.


Which ward has lsoas with the highest child poverty rates
Which ward has LSOAs with the highest child poverty rates? “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

  • South

  • Dallow

  • Northwell

  • Biscot

South has 3 LSOAs with child poverty rates of over 50%


Differences in child poverty across luton3
Differences in child poverty across Luton “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

10 LSOAs in Luton have child poverty rates of over 50%

7 LSOAs have rates of less than 5% - the lowest being 1.5% in Sundon Park (5805).


Child poverty in luton1
Child Poverty in Luton “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?


How many children live in poverty in luton
How many children live in poverty in Luton? “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

  • 6,000

  • 9,000

  • 12,000

  • 15,000

15,290 children (aged 0-19)

live in poverty in Luton


Which ward has the highest number of children in poverty
Which ward has the highest number of children in poverty? “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

  • South

  • Dallow

  • Saints

  • Biscot

Dallow has 2,270children in poverty


Numbers of children living in poverty in luton
Numbers of children living in poverty in Luton “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

Of the 15,000 children living in poverty in Luton, over 12,250 (82%) live in the “poorest” 10 wards


Other indicators of child poverty
Other indicators of child poverty “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

  • Income Deprivation Affecting Children – the IDACI is part of Index of Multiple Deprivation 2007 – there are 16 LSOAs in Luton that are amongst the 10% most deprived in England

  • Index of Child Well-Being 2009 – Luton is ranked 291st out of 354 LAs in England – and 47th out of 48 LAs in East of England


Index of child well being
Index of Child Well-Being “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

  • This index is based on 7 indices:

    • Material well-being

    • Health and disability

    • Education

    • Crime

    • Housing

    • Environment

    • Children at risk of being in need


Local index of child well being
Local Index of Child Well-Being “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?


Risk factors for child poverty
Risk factors for child poverty “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

  • Children in workless households

  • Children in lone parent families

  • Children in large families

  • Children with a disabled person in the household

  • Children from a minority ethnic group (especially Pakistani or Bangladeshi origin)


Worklessness
Worklessness “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

  • Luton’s workless household rate is 18.5% which is the highest in the East of England

  • Unemployment is a lot worse in Luton (9.4%) than the average for the region (5.3%)

    From Local Economic Assessment 2010

  • JSA claimant rates in Luton (4.9%) are also higher than the region (3.2%) and higher than the national average (3.9%). Some wards have rates of over 6% (South, Northwell, Farley, Biscot, Dallow, and High Town)

    From Unemployment Bulleting – May 2010


Family type
Family type “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

Nationally children in lone parent families are much more likely to live in poverty than children in families with two adults


Lone parent families in luton
Lone parent families in Luton “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

In Luton the percentage of children in poverty in lone parent families is lower than the national and regional averages


Family size
Family Size “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

In Luton the percentage of children in poverty from larger families is much greater than the national and regional averages


Ethnicity of children in luton
Ethnicity of children in Luton “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

Luton’s Asian children includes 20.2% Pakistani and 10% Bangladeshi

* From Joint Strategic Needs Assessment – January 2009


Almost 1 in 3 children are living in poverty in Luton “poorest” and “richest” wards in Luton?

In the East of England, Luton has the highest level of child poverty amongst 48 local authorities

There is a marked difference in child poverty rates within Luton. Some local areas have child poverty rates of over 50% – while other have rates of less than 5%

There are over 15,000 children living in poverty in Luton

The IMD 2007 ranks Luton as the 87th most deprived area out of 354 local authorities in England - and there are 16 LSOAs amongst the 10% most deprived in England in the IDACI

In the Child Well-Being Index Luton is ranked is ranked 291st out of 354 local authorities and 47th out of 48 LA districts in the East of England (1st = high well-being)


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