Levels of child poverty in Chesterfield have been revealed

Here are the areas of Chesterfield with the highest levels of child poverty

Data published by the End Child Poverty coalition has highlighted the shocking levels of child poverty across Britain, including in Chesterfield

Across the borough of Chesterfield, 27.7 per cent of children are deemed to be living in poverty, after housing costs are taking into consideration.
These are the levels of children living in poverty in each ward area of Chesterfield...

275 are children living in poverty, or 20.3% before housing costs. With housing costs included, the number rises to 435 kids and 32%

1. Barrow Hill and New Whittington

275 are children living in poverty, or 20.3% before housing costs. With housing costs included, the number rises to 435 kids and 32%
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248 children (19.8%) are in poverty. When housing costs are added the number rises to 375 (29.9%)

2. Brimington North

248 children (19.8%) are in poverty. When housing costs are added the number rises to 375 (29.9%)
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68 children (10.9%) are in poverty. When housing costs are added, the number is 140 (22.6%)

3. Brimington South

68 children (10.9%) are in poverty. When housing costs are added, the number is 140 (22.6%)
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14.7% of children, a total of 360, are in poverty before housing costs. With housing costs, the number is 23.9% - 360 children.

4. Brockwell

14.7% of children, a total of 360, are in poverty before housing costs. With housing costs, the number is 23.9% - 360 children.
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