Poverty and deprivation aren’t just economic issues – they limit opportunities and prospects for children and young people, damage quality of life for families and harm long-term health and life expectancy. Below are some key statistics relating to poverty and deprivation in Cumbria. To view these key statistics for smaller areas within the county (i.e. districts, electoral divisions, wards and LSOAs) please click on the ‘Maps’ and ‘Profiles’ options above and for more detailed briefings, summaries, resources, data sources, key documents and useful links, please visit our Further Information page.