The Indices of Multiple Deprivation 2019 rank Stoke-on-Trent as the 13th most deprived local authority (out of 317) in England (Figure 1). Over half of areas in Stoke-on-Trent (51%) are classified among the most deprived 20% in England, and approximately one-third of areas (32%) fall in the most deprived 10%.
Is Stoke-on-Trent a rural area?
In Stoke-on-Trent 0.5% of households are in rural areas. 47.6% of rural households are single person households.
Is Stoke on Trent safe to live?
Stoke-on-Trent is the most dangerous city in Staffordshire, and is among the top 20 most dangerous overall out of Staffordshires 201 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Stoke-on-Trent in 2020 was 43 crimes per 1,000 people.
What is Stoke-on-Trent famous for?
The Potteries Ceramics and potters have shaped the history of Stoke-on-Trent for centuries, turning out brands which have become household names, such as Wedgwood, Royal Doulton and Emma Bridgewater. The city is often nicknamed The Potteries and to this day is still famous for its home-grown talent.