County Durham and Tees Valley: Health, Wealth and (Unequal) Opportunities to Thrive

The living standards and prospects of many individuals and families in County Durham and Tees Valley are being hugely affected by inequality - both economically and socially, leading to higher levels of poverty, poorer health, reduced life expectancy, and greater marginalisation.

This in-depth report, commissioned by County Durham Community Foundation (Foundation) – a grant-making charity which connects donors and funding to community projects, groups, individuals and families in need – examines current internal and external factors as well as the historic reasons for deprivation and poverty in the area.

The report, which looks at the relationship health has with the local economy and population

Durham Community report FINAL compressed

Durham-Community-report-FINAL-compressed.pdf (1.756 MB)