21 May 2012

The Church Urban Fund (CUF) has produced deprivation figures for the church parishes in England. You can access ones for each of the Cornwall parishes by putting Truro in the diocese box.

This is excellent work by the CUF.

The statistics show a reality I keep saying on the blog: the levels of deprivation and wealth vary across Cornwall which make all-Cornwall statistics of limited use and which should encourage us to advance policies that target areas within Cornwall according to their need rather than peddle an all-Cornwall romanticism.

Anyway, you can see the variation for yourself and the unacceptable deprivation in some of the Cornwall church parishes by using the CUF figures. They are

These are the Anglican church parishes not civic parishes.