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These five maps show how some of the poorest and richest parts of Norfolk are next to each other

PUBLISHED: 07:54 22 March 2017 | UPDATED: 16:28 22 March 2017

The Larkman Estate, Norwich, is among the 10pc most deprived neighbourhoods in England, according to the data. Photo: Archant

The Larkman Estate, Norwich, is among the 10pc most deprived neighbourhoods in England, according to the data. Photo: Archant

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These maps show how in some parts of Norfolk the most and least deprived neighbourhoods are separated by a single road.

Data about education is one of the key measures of deprivation. Photo : Steve AdamsData about education is one of the key measures of deprivation. Photo : Steve Adams

This newspaper reported last week, as part of our Fighting for Their Futures campaign, that Norfolk had become more deprived between 2010 and 2015, according to government data.

The government measures deprivation in all neighbourhoods in England, using data about income, education, health, crime and housing to give on overall deprivation ranking.

The darker the colour on the map, the more deprived the area is, according to the government data. Explore the map below to see how your neighbourhood compares.

The Department for Communities and Local Government has been publishing the data since the 1970s. These maps are based on data collected in 2013.

•Dereham Road, Norwich

The difference in deprivation is at its starkest along Dereham Road in Norwich. The Larkman estate area, which includes Motum Road and Beecheno Road is in the 10pc most deprived neighbourhoods in the country.

Map showing levels of deprivation along Dereham Road, Norwich. Photo: Gov.uk/ScreenshotMap showing levels of deprivation along Dereham Road, Norwich. Photo: Gov.uk/Screenshot

Further north-west along Dereham Road, the part of Costessey around Norwich Road, is in the 20pc least deprived neighbourhoods.

•Thorpe St Andrew

Where Thorpe St Andrew meets Norwich, in one section of Harvey Lane, is another area with a stark difference. The neigbourhood around Piling Park Road in Norwich’s Crome ward is among the 10pc most deprived parts of the country.

Harvey Lane in Thorpe St Andrew. Photo: Gov.uk/ScreenshotHarvey Lane in Thorpe St Andrew. Photo: Gov.uk/Screenshot

But on the east side of Harvey Lane, in the Gordon Avenue area, residents find themselves in one of the least 10pc deprived areas of England.

•Salhouse Road

It is a similar story on nearby Salhouse Road, leading north-east out of Norwich. The southern side of the road, around Munnings Road and Barclay Road is home to a neighbourhood in the 10pc most deprived part of England.

Salhouse Road leading out of Norwich. Photo: Gov.uk/ScreenshotSalhouse Road leading out of Norwich. Photo: Gov.uk/Screenshot

But walk across to the northern side of Salhouse Road, around Falcon Road East, and you will be in one of the 20pc least deprived parts of the country.

•North Lynn

North of King’s Lynn there is also a sudden change in deprivation. The North Lynn area around Edward Benefer Way is one of the 20pc most deprived neighbourhoods.

North Lynn. Photo: Gov.uk/ScreenshotNorth Lynn. Photo: Gov.uk/Screenshot

But step north of Edward Benefer Way into North Wootton and you will find yourself in one of the least deprived areas.

•Gorleston

The Great Yarmouth area is home to some of the most deprived parts of England, but it is not the same across the board. In two areas - where Southtown meets Great Yarmouth and near Bradwell and Brasenose Avenue - there are huge differences in deprivation.

Gorleston and Bradwell. Photo: Gov.uk/ScreenshotGorleston and Bradwell. Photo: Gov.uk/Screenshot

The Brasenose Avenue area is again in the most 10pc deprived neighbourhoods in the country - but to the east, a neighbourhood in Bradwell, is in the least 20pc deprived.

•Read more from our Fighting For Their Futures campaign here
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