Guardian analysis shows a link between high levels of deprivation and low household recycling rates

Household recycling rates

%

20

30

40

50

60

Three LAs list in the bottom 10 for recycling and the six most deprived in England

Barking and

Dagenham

23.7%

Liverpool

23.6%

Birmingham

22%

Data unavailable*

Deprivation

50 most

50 least

Four LAs with recycling rates above 60% are among England’s least deprived

South

Oxfordshire

Vale of

White Horse

Surrey Heath

St Albans

Household recycling rates

Deprivation

%

20

30

40

50

60

50 most

50 least

Three LAs list in the bottom 10 for recycling and the six most deprived in England

Four LAs with recycling rates above 60% are among England’s least deprived

Barking and

Dagenham

23.7%

Liverpool

23.6%

South

Oxfordshire

Birmingham

22%

Vale of

White Horse

Data unavailable*

Surrey Heath

St Albans